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    DescriptionThe Dark Age of Greece is one of the least understood periods of Greek history. A terra incognita between the Mycenaean civilization of Late Bronze Age Greece and the flowering of Classical Greece, the Dark Age was, until the last few decades, largely neglected. Now new archaeological methods and the discovery of new evidence have made it possible to develop a more comprehensive view of the entire period. "Citadel to City-State" explores each century from 1200 to 700 B.C.E. through an individual site Mycenae, Nichoria, Athens, Lefkandi, Corinth, and Ascra that illustrates the major features of each period. This is a remarkable account of the historical detective work that is beginning to shed light on Dark Age Greece.


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    Title
    Citadel to City-State
    Subtitle
    The Transformation of Greece, 1200-700 BCE
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Carol G. Thomas, By (author) Craig Conant
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 163 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780253216021
    ISBN 10: 0253216028
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    LC classification: DE
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3B
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GREECE
    B&T Approval Code: A14202030
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A14500000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, HIS002010
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 938.01
    BIC subject category V2: 3D, 1QDAG, 3B
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 938.01
    LC classification: DF221.5 \.
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC
    Illustrations note
    15 b&w photographs, 28 figures
    Publisher
    Indiana University Press
    Imprint name
    Indiana University Press
    Publication date
    16 May 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Bloomington, IN
    Author Information
    Carol G. Thomas is Professor of Ancient Greek History at the University of Washington. Her books include Decoding Ancient History: A Toolkit of the Historian as Detective (with D. Wick); Myth Becomes History; Progress into the Past, 2nd Edition (with William A. McDonald); and Paths from Ancient Greece. She is two-time president of the Association of Ancient Historians.Craig Conant is a long-time student of ancient Greek history and works as a records manager for the Environmental Protection Agency in Seattle, Washington.
    Review quote
    "Citadel to City-State serves as an excellent summarization of our present knowledge of the not-so-dark Dark Age as well as an admirable prologue to the understanding of the subsequent Archaeic and Classical periods." David Rupp, Phoenix
    Table of contents
    Preface; Introduction1. Mycenae: The End of the Bronze Age2. Nichoria: The Darkest Period of the Dark Age3. Athens: Tenth Century Breath of Spring4. Lefkandi: New Heroes of the Ninth Century5. Corinth: The End of the Dark Age6. Ascra: The End Product of the Dark AgeGlossary; Abbreviations; Notes; References; Index