9. The Archaeology of the Archaic Era

Demography, Settlement Patterns, and Everyday Life

  1. John Bintliff

Published Online: 13 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255179.ch9

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 Archaeology of the Archaic Era, in The Complete Archaeology of Greece: From Hunter-Gatherers to the 20th Century AD, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118255179.ch9

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:

  • the archaeology of the Archaic era, demography;
  • Aegean and wider Mediterranean, lower-class burial restrictions;
  • Classical Greece, two forms of state;
  • hoplite “reform”;
  • Iron Age warfare in Homer's epics, of Mycenaean practices;
  • The Archaic City, cities as expansions of small EIA cores;
  • rise of tyrants, in Archaic Greece;
  • extramural and Panhellenic sanctuaries;
  • trade and colonization;
  • EIA system, threatened by coinage, as silver

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Political Developments

  • The Archaic City

  • Extramural and Panhellenic Sanctuaries

  • Expanding Horizons

  • Trade and Colonization

  • Coinage

  • The Uses of Literacy

  • References