Chapter 1. Finding Ionia

  1. Alan M. Greaves

Published Online: 15 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319224.ch1

The Land of Ionia: Society and Economy in the Archaic Period

The Land of Ionia: Society and Economy in the Archaic Period

How to Cite

Greaves, A. M. (2010) Finding Ionia, in The Land of Ionia: Society and Economy in the Archaic Period, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319224.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 22 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199001

Online ISBN: 9781444319224

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Keywords:

  • finding Ionia - Ionia in Archaic period, core of Greek world;
  • Herodotos' Histories - Ionia, attracting attention of antiquarians and archaeologists;
  • Classical archaeology - material remains of Greek and Roman cultures and literary and historical legacy;
  • archaeology, ancient literary sources and epigraphy - reconstructing ancient societies and their histories;
  • archaeological sites, notable being New Priene and Ephesos;
  • Ionian dodekapolis in Archaic period;
  • Ionian pottery classifications - Middle Wild Goat style and Fikellura;
  • ancient written sources for Archaic Ionia - material limited in nature;
  • Persian Wars - ancient and modern interpretations of Ionia's position in Greek history;
  • epigraphy and Archaic inscriptions - oracle at Branchidai-Didyma

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Source Materials

  • Excavation and Publication

  • Conclusions