Chapter 2. Constructing Classical Archaeologies of Ionia

  1. Alan M. Greaves

Published Online: 15 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319224.ch2

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) Constructing Classical Archaeologies of Ionia, in The Land of Ionia: Society and Economy in the Archaic Period, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319224.ch2

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:

  • constructing classical archaeologies of Ionia;
  • Ionia, between Aegean Greece and Anatolia;
  • landscape role in socio-economic life of Ionia;
  • Greek and Anatolian cultural spheres and formation of Ionian identities;
  • archaeology of Archaic Ionia and Annaliste perspective;
  • traditional approaches to classical archaeology in Ionia;
  • German and Turkish “Schools” of archaeology;
  • “scientific” basis of archaeological interpretation - as “institutional intimidation”;
  • Annaliste perspectives - “bottom-up” and “top-down” approaches in understanding ancient society;
  • Annaliste approach and classical world interpretations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Traditional Approaches to Classical Archaeology in Ionia

  • The German and Turkish “Schools” of Archaeology

  • Annaliste Perspectives on Archaeology

  • A New Approach to the Land of Ionia

  • Conclusions