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 13 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. There is a particular focus on the contrasting patterns of land use in Venetian and Ottoman Greece, and the effect on ethnic identity of population more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 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
  • 1,655,965

Table of contents

Introduction (Jack L. Davis and Siriol Davies); Greeks, Venice, and the Ottoman Empire (Siriol Davies and Jack L. Davis); The Smaller Aegean Islands in the 16th-18th Centuries According to Ottoman Administrative Documents (Machiel Kiel); Notarial Documents as a Source for Agrarian History (Aglaia Kasdagli); Kutahya Between the Lines: Post-Medieval Ceramics as 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 on 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: The Eastern Corinthia and Kythera (Timothy E. Gregory); Fragmentary "Geo-Metry": Early Modern Landscapes of the Morea and Cerigo in Text, Image, and Archaeology (John Bennet); Considerations for Creating an Ottoman Archaeology in Greece (John L. Bintliff); Regionalism and Mobility in Early Modern Greece: A Commentary (Bjorn Forsen); Between Venice and Istanbul: An Epilogue (Curtis Runnels and Priscilla Murray)show more

About Siriol Davies

Siriol Davies is a specialist in the history of Venetian Greece. Jack L. Davis is Director of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Jack L. Davis is Director of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. John Bennet is Professor of Aegean Archaeology at the University of more