Chapter Fifteen. Northern Greece

  1. Kurt A. Raaflaub Professor Director2 and
  2. Hans van Wees Professor3
  1. Zosia Halina Archibald Lecturer

Published Online: 17 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308761.ch15

A Companion to Archaic Greece

A Companion to Archaic Greece

How to Cite

Archibald, Z. H. (2009) Northern Greece, in A Companion to Archaic Greece (eds K. A. Raaflaub and H. van Wees), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444308761.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Brown University, USA

  2. 3

    University College London, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Liverpool, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631230458

Online ISBN: 9781444308761



  • Northern Greece;
  • Greece - far from being unified area in pre-Classical times;
  • citadel of Thebes - sanctuary of Apollo Ismenios;
  • sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi, looking eastwards;
  • Thessaly - temple-like structures beginning to appear;
  • Macedonia;
  • Acarnania and Aetolia were identified, by fifth-century writers, as separate political entities


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Regions

  • Immigrants and Natives

  • Inland and External Networks and Communication: Trade and Economies