Brill’s New Pauly

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(Λιπάρα; Lipára, Lat. Liparae). Largest of the Aeoli Insulae, the modern Lipari. Excavations in 1948 allow us to reconstruct the cultural rise of L. from the first settlements (middle Neolithic period, 2nd half of the 5th millennium BC, obsidian mining and export). L. was one of the most populous regions in the western Mediterranean during the late Neolithic period (2nd half of the 4th millennium). Following a severe recession in the 3rd millennium, L. experienced a renaissance in the Bro…

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Bernabò Brea, Luigi (Syracuse), “Lipara”, 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 25 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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