Monday, September 24, 2012

Aegeus — Society of Aegean Prehistory - Online Publications

[First posted in AWOL 26 November 2010. Most recently updated 24 September 2012]


Aegeus — Society of Aegean Prehistory  Αιγεύς — Εταιρεία Αιγαιακής Προϊστορίας
Aegeus - Society for Aegean Prehistory was established on 1 March 2009 and is a non-profit organisation with research, cultural and educational objectives. It is managed by its Fellows Anastasia Christophilopoulou, Ioanna Galanaki, Nektarios Karadimas, Evi Margaritis, Ioanna Moutafi, Tatiana Theodoropoulou and Lefteris Zorzos, and consists of members (actual members and legal representatives). The Legal representative of the Society is Nektarios Karadimas.
The Newsletter on Aegean and Cypriot Prehistory is published in digital form, ten times a year, on the 15th of every month (from 15 September to 15 June). The Newsletter is sent to the members of Aegeus as an e-mail attachment free of charges. It is also send, for one year, as a small token of gratitude, to friends who donate books to the Aegean Library.
Aegean Book Reviews

Review of Elizabeth Schofield, 2011. KEOS Volume X, Ayia Irini: The Western Sector, Darmstadt: Philipp von Zabern.

The new Keos volume is concerned with the area designated the Western Sector, which covers a large part of the prehistoric settlement, the fortification wall, the spring chamber and its access. The...
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Review of Stella G. Souvatzi, 2008. A Social Archaeology of Households in Neolithic Greece: An Anthropological Approach, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

This monograph is the product of Stella Souvatzi’s doctoral thesis which she received from Cambridge University in 2000. The volume adds to an already existing literature on the use of domestic...
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Review of Giorgos Vavouranakis (ed.), The Seascape in Aegean Prehistory, Monographs of the Danish Institute at Athens, vol. 14, Athens: The Danish Institute at Athens.

Landscape archaeology became prominent within the field of Archaeology in the later 20th century, driven by the rise of systematic surface survey and by a desire to understand humans’ experience of...
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Review of Nanno Marinatos, 2010. Minoan Kingship and the Solar Goddess: A Near Eastern Koine, Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

When I was at Oxford in the late 1970s, even a mild suggestion that the Minoans might have owed a small part of their culture to Egyptian or Near Eastern ‘influences’ was crushed by sardonic...
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Review of P.P. Betancourt (ed.), 2006. The Chrysokamino Metallurgy Workshop and its Territory [Hesperia Supplement 36], Princeton, New Jersey: American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

The present monograph marks the first comprehensive publication of a systematically excavated prehistoric metal production workshop in the Aegean. Although other broadly contemporaneous slag heaps...
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Review of Katerina Kopaka (ed.), 2009. Η αιγαιακή προϊστορική έρευνα στις αρχές του 21ου αιώνα. Πρακτικά Επιστημονικής Συνάντησης, Pέθυμνο 5–7 Δεκεμβρίου 2003, Heraklion: University Press of Crete.

(Review in Greek) Το βιβλίο αυτό αποτελεί προϊόν μίας συνάντησης, όπως αναφέρει και ο τίτλος, η οποία διοργανώθηκε...
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Dissertations

Iερά και θρησκευτικές τελετουργίες στην Ανακτορική και Μετανακτορική Μυκηναϊκή περίοδο (Sanctuaries and cult practices in the Palatial and Postpalatial Mycenaean period)

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki 2012

This thesis deals with Mycenaean religious activity through the investigation of locales where sanctuaries and confirmed cult practices can be traced in the flourishing period of the palatial...
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Recording and Interpreting a Rock Art Complex Situated in Northern Greece: A Tripartite Approach

University College London 2011

This dissertation adopts an innovative tripartite approach in recording and reaching an adequate understanding of a hitherto untheorised and under-investigated rock art complex situated in Northern...
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Die letzte Elite der mykenischen Welt. Achaia in mykenischer Zeit und das Phänomen der Kriegerbestattungen im 12. - 11. Jahrhundert v. Chr.

Ruprecht-Karls University of Heidelberg 2007

The aim of the present study is to examine the historical development of Achaea in the Mycenaean period, i.e. the landscape of the north-western Peloponnese that preserved in its place-name up to the...
Aegean Library: 2551
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Mycenaean woodworking tools used in shipbuilding (in Greek)

University of Athens 2010

The target set has been pursued through recording, examination and classification of the available archaeological data, gathering the sources (literature, iconography, archeological parallels,...
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Fabricating Signification: An Analysis of the Spatial Relationships Between Room Types in Minoan Monumental Architecture

University of California, Los Angeles 1998

This dissertation analyzes the function of the Minoan “Palaces” in Late Bronze Age Crete. It also makes reference to numerous “Villas” termed “palatial.” The “Palaces” incorporate a...
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Relations between the Iberian Peninsula and the Eastern Mediterranean during the 2nd and the beginning of the 1st Millenium B.C. Myth and Reality

University of Athens 2009

The aim of this study is to analyze the relations between the Iberian Peninsula and the Eastern Mediterranean before the Phoenician colonization in the area, their extension, their duration and their...
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To τοπίο στις τοιχογραφικές παραστάσεις του αιγαιακού χώρου κατά την Ύστερη Εποχή του Χαλκού (The Landscape on the Aegean Bronze Age wall-paintings)

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki 2009

The main goal of this dissertation is to show how the iconography of the Aegean frescos could constitute multiple aspects of landscape experienced by the Aegean people of the Bronze Age. The...
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Mainland Polychrome Pottery in Mainland Greece and the Aegean

University of Athens. Faculty of History and Archaeology 2011

Τhe subject of the thesis is a very impressive pottery ware, that bears decoration of two –or sometimes three- colors. The ware is known as “Mainland Polychrome” and makes its appearance at...
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Domestic Architecture, Spatial Organisation and the Use of Space in the Early Iron Age in Island Greece

University of Cambridge 2008

This thesis examines evidence of domestic architecture and household activities in Greece between the end of the Bronze Age and the Archaic period (from the 12th to the 7th century B.C.) by putting...
Aegean Library: 2357
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Dawn of Discovery: The early British travellers to Crete and their contribution to the discovery of the island’s Bronze Age archaeological heritage

University of Sussex 2009

This thesis will focus on three important British travellers to Crete during the 18th and 19th centuries to establish whether or not they made any significant contribution to the field of research...
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Settlement and Social Trends in the Argolid and the Methana Peninsula, 1200 – 900 BC.

University of Sheffield 2010 (Nov. 19th)

The central concern of my research is the ideology and socio-economic practices of the communities in the Argolid and the Methana Peninsula that existed during approximately 1200 BC through 900 BC. A...
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Prolegomena to Aegean Archaeology; from the Renaissance until 1875

University of Bristol 2009 (29 July)

This dissertation examines the foundations of what is now called ‘Aegean archaeology’ from the Renaissance until Heinrich Schliemann’s momentous discoveries at Mycenae in 1876. Although several...
Aegean Library: 2000
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1 comment:

  1. Congratulations to the Aegeus team!!! The site is amazing and all Aegean Archaeologists we can finally reach each other easily, and exchange information, ideas, work results... I am very proud of Aegeus effort and we all shall contribute to its future development! Kali arhi! Keep up the good work!

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