Between Venice and Istanbul

Between Venice and Istanbul : Colonial Landscapes in Early Modern Greece

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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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Product details

  • Paperback | 260 pages
  • 213.4 x 276.9 x 15.2mm | 816.46g
  • American School of Classical Studies at Athens
  • Princeton, United States
  • English
  • 16 col illus, 42 b/w illus, 2 maps
  • 087661540X
  • 9780876615409
  • 1,558,798

About Siriol Davies

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.

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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).

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