Maritime Networks in the Mycenaean World

Maritime Networks in the Mycenaean World

Thomas F. Tartaron


during this publication, Thomas F. Tartaron provides a brand new and unique reassessment of the maritime international of the Mycenaean Greeks of the overdue Bronze Age. through all debts a seafaring humans, they loved maritime connections with peoples as far-off as Egypt and Sicily. those long-distance kin were celebrated and lots more and plenty studied; against this, the colourful worlds of neighborhood maritime interplay and exploitation of the ocean were almost overlooked. Dr. Tartaron argues that neighborhood maritime networks, within the type of "coastscapes" and "small worlds," are way more consultant of the genuine textile of Mycenaean lifestyles. He deals a whole template of conceptual and methodological instruments for recuperating small worlds and the groups that inhabited them. Combining archaeological, geoarchaeological, and anthropological techniques with historical texts and community conception, he demonstrates the appliance of this scheme in numerous case reports. This ebook offers new views and demanding situations for all archaeologists with pursuits in maritime connectivity.

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