Between Venice and Istanbul: Colonial Landscapes in Early Modern Greece

Between Venice and Istanbul: Colonial Landscapes in Early Modern Greece

Paperback Hesperia Supplement

Edited by Siriol Davies, Edited by Jack L. Davis

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  • Publisher: American School of Classical Studies at Athens
  • Format: Paperback | 260 pages
  • Dimensions: 213mm x 277mm x 15mm | 816g
  • Publication date: 30 November 2007
  • Publication City/Country: Princeton
  • ISBN 10: 087661540X
  • ISBN 13: 9780876615409
  • Illustrations note: 16 col illus, 42 b/w illus, 2 maps
  • Sales rank: 1,413,856

Product description

Despite growing interest, the archaeology of the so-called Post-Byzantine era in Greece remains a poor cousin of classical studies. The papers in this volume survey the different regions of Greece from an archaeological as well as a documentary perspective, attempting to reveal common themes in the development of landscapes and sites between 1500 and 1800.

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Author information

Siriol Davies is a specialist in the history of Venetian Greece. Jack L Davis is Director Designate of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

Table of contents

Greeks, Venice, and the Ottoman Empire (Siriol Davies and Jack L. Davis); The Smaller Aegean Islands in the 16th-18th Centuries According to Unknown Ottoman Administrative Sources from the Turkish Archives (Machiel Kiel); Notarial Documents as a Historical Source (Aglaia Kasdagli); K tahya between the Lines: Post-Medieval Ceramics as a Source of Historical Information (Joanita Vroom); Population Exchange and Integration of Immigrant Communities in the Venetian Morea, 1687-1715 (Alexis Malliaris); Early Modern Greece: Liquid Landscapes and Fluid Populations (Hamish Forbes); Mountain Landscapes in Early Modern Cyprus (Michael Given); One Colony, Two Mother Cities: Cretan Agriculture under Venetian and Ottoman Rule (Allaire B. Stallsmith); Contrasting Impressions of Land Use in Early Modern Greece: Kythera and the Eastern Korinthia (Timothy E. Gregory); Fragmentary Geo-metry: Approaching the Early Modern Landscapes of the Morea and Cerigo through Text, Image, and Archaeology (John Bennet); Considerations on Creating an Ottoman Archaeology in Greece (John L. Bintliff); Regionalism and Mobility in Early Modern Greece: A Commentary (Bjrn ForsUn); Between Venice and Istanbul: An Epilogue (Curtis Runnels and Priscilla Murray).