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The Oxford handbook of ancient Anatolia : 10,000-323 B.C.E.

Author: Sharon R Steadman; John Gregory McMahon; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: New York [etc.] : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st issued paperbackView all editions and formats

This volume is a unique blend of comprehensive overviews on archaeological, philological, linguistic, and historical issues at the forefront of Anatolian scholarship.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon R Steadman; John Gregory McMahon; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780195376142 0195376145 9780199336012 0199336016
OCLC Number: 1010917874
Description: XVII, [1], 1174 s. : il. ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: The Handbook of Ancient Anatolia ; PART I: The Archaeology of Anatolia: Background and Definitions ; 2. The Land and Peoples of Anatolia Through Ancient Eyes ; 3. A History of the Pre-Classical Archaeology of Anatolia ; 4. Anatolian Chronology and Terminology ; PART II: Chronology and Geography ; 5. The Neolithic on the Plateau ; 6. The Neolithic in Southeastern Anatolia ; 7. The Chalcolithic on the Plateau ; 8. The Chalcolithic in Southeastern Anatolia ; 9. The Chalcolithic in Eastern Anatolia ; The Early Bronze Age ; 10. The Early Bronze Age on the Plateau ; 11. The Early Bronze Age in Southeastern Anatolia ; 12. Eastern Anatolia in the Early Bronze Age ; The Middle Bronze Age ; 13. The Karum Period on the Plateau ; 14. Southeastern and Eastern Anatolia in the Middle Bronze Age ; The Late Bronze Age ; 15. The Late Bronze Age in the West and the Aegean ; 16. The Hittites on the Plateau ; 17. Southern and Southeastern Anatolia in the Late Bronze Age ; The Iron Age ; 19. The Iron Age of Southeastern Anatolia ; 20. The Iron Age in Eastern Anatolia ; 21. The Greeks in Western Anatolia ; PART III: Philological and Historical Topics ; 23. Luwian and the Luwians ; 24. Urartian and the Urartians ; 25. Phrygian and the Phrygians ; 26. A Political History of Hittite Anatolia ; 27. Anatolia:The First Millennium in Historical Context ; 28. Monuments and Memory: Architecture and Visual Culture in Ancient Anatolian History ; PART IV: Thematic and Specific Topics ; 29. Eastern Thrace: The Contact Zone Between Anatolia and the Balkans ; 30. Anatolia and the Transcaucasus: Themes and Variations ca. 6400-1500 BCE ; 31. Indo-European and Indo-Europeans in Anatolia ; 32. Troy in Regional and International Context ; 33. Assyrians and Urartians ; 34. The Greeks in Anatolia: From the Migrations to Alexander ; From Pastoralists to Empires: Critical Issues ; 35. The Halaf Tradition ; 36. Millennia in the Middle? Reconsidering the Chalcolithic of Asia Minor ; 37. Interaction of Uruk and Northern Late Chalcolithic Societies in Anatolia ; 38. Ancient Landscapes in Southeastern Anatolia ; 39. Metals and Metallurgy ; 40. The Hittite State and Empire from Archaeological Evidence ; 41. The Hittite Empire from Textual Evidence ; PART V: Key Sites ; 43. Catal Hoyuk: A Prehistoric Settlement on the Konya Plain ; 44. Ilipinar: A Neolithic Settlement in the Eastern Marmara Region ; 45. Arslantepe-Malatya: A Prehistoric and Early Historic Center in Eastern Anatolia ; 46. Titris Hoyuk: The Nature and Context of Third Millennium B.C.E. Urbanism in the Upper Euphrates Basin ; 47. Kultepe-Kanes: A Second Millennium Trading Center on the Central Plateau ; 48. Key Sites of the Hittite Empire ; 49. Ayanis: An Iron Age Site in the East ; 50. Gordion: The Changing Political and Economic Roles of a First Millennium City ; 51. The Stratigraphy of Kaman-Kalehoyuk in Central Anatolia ; 52. Sardis: A First Millennium Capital in Western Anatolia
Other Titles: Ancient Anatolia
Responsibility: edited by Sharon R. Steadman and Gregory McMahon.
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