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The term colonization is used to refer to several waves of settlement movements in the area around the Mediterranean in the period from the 11th cent. BC up to the Roman imperial era, which significantly alter the settlement geography of the Mediterranean world and have…

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Eder, Walter (Berlin), Deger-Jalkotzy, Sigrid (Salzburg), Briese, Christoph (Randers) and Bieg, Gebhard (Tübingen), “Colonization”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 23 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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