1. The Dynamic Land

  1. John Bintliff

Published Online: 13 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255179.ch1

The Complete Archaeology of Greece: From Hunter-Gatherers to the 20th Century AD

The Complete Archaeology of Greece: From Hunter-Gatherers to the 20th Century AD

How to Cite

Bintliff, J. (2012) The Dynamic Land, in The Complete Archaeology of Greece: From Hunter-Gatherers to the 20th Century AD, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118255179.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405154185

Online ISBN: 9781118255179

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Keywords:

  • landscape and Aegean prehistory;
  • the dynamic land, geology and climate on the Greek landscape;
  • olive tree flourishing, in the Aegean islands;
  • plate-tectonic compression, and Alpine mountains;
  • Greek coastlands, sloping plains of Holocene, Pleistocene;
  • Greece, not experiencing a single climate;
  • Greece's physical geography, within global climate belts;
  • geology and climate, and landscapes of Greece;
  • evergreen, giving way to evergreen, and deciduous trees;
  • ethnoarchaeology of “traditional” Greek society, and everyday life

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Geological and Geomorphological History

  • Climate

  • Vegetation

  • Soils

  • Erosion

  • Ethnoarchaeology

  • References