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    The Cauldron of Ariantas: Studies Presented to A.N. Sceglov on the Occasion of His 70th Birthday (Black Sea Studies, Vol. 1) (Hardback) Edited by Pia Guldager Bilde, Edited by Jakob Munk Hojte, Edited by Vladimir F. Stolba

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    DescriptionIn this book 23 scholars from Ukraine, France, Great Britain, Russia, and Denmark celebrate the 70th birthday of the archaeologist, A.N. Sceglov, who is one of the senior professors at the St Petersburg State University. Sceglov is a pioneer in the investigation and history of ancient Crimea, as well as a widely recognised authority in the study of northern Black Sea antiquities. The Tarchankut expedition established by Sceglov in 1959 explored a number of sites in the remote chora of Tauric Chersonesos. Panskoye I ranks among the most prominent of them, and Sceglov has devoted over 30 years of his life to this unique and exceptionally well-preserved Greek settlement. The contributions to this publication shed new light on a vast range of Black Sea issues: from the earliest settlements and their functions to the formation of a Russian science of classical antiquities. In focus are the important Greek cities Histira, Olbia, Chersonesos, and Herakleia Pontike, their material culture and relationship to their own rural territory and to their non-Greek neighbours. Until now most research in this area has been conducted solely by Russians and published in Russian, but now the rest of the world can get a glimpse of the Black Sea area during antiquity.


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    Title
    The Cauldron of Ariantas
    Subtitle
    Studies Presented to A.N. Sceglov on the Occasion of His 70th Birthday
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Pia Guldager Bilde, Edited by Jakob Munk Hojte, Edited by Vladimir F. Stolba
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 397
    Width: 181 mm
    Height: 245 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 953 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9788779340855
    ISBN 10: 8779340857
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HDR
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    DC21: 930.1
    Libri: I-AH
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/GREECE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15520
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QSK
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 939/.5, 939.5
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1QSK
    LC classification: DJK64 .C38 2003
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: NK, NHD, NHC
    Illustrations note
    illus
    Publisher
    Aarhus University Press
    Imprint name
    Aarhus University Press
    Publication date
    01 March 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Aarhus
    Author Information
    Pia Guldager Bilde is the director of the Danish National Research FoundationAes Centre for Black Sea Studies, in Aarhus. Jakob Munk Hojte and Vladimir F. Stolba are both researchers at the same centre.