Chapter 3. A Dynamic Landscape

  1. Alan M. Greaves

Published Online: 15 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319224.ch3

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) A Dynamic Landscape, in The Land of Ionia: Society and Economy in the Archaic Period, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319224.ch3

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:

  • dynamic landscape;
  • understanding landscape in relation to Classical cities;
  • Ionia landscape - dynamic and changing environment;
  • Ionia and four geographical zones;
  • mountainous ridges, unifying force in Ionian history and Ionian geography;
  • Büyük Menderes River near Miletos;
  • Ionia, perfect environment for ancient shipping;
  • landscape dynamism - environmental and landscape changes discernible;
  • Gulf of Latmos alluviation;
  • Ottoman period - Miletos illustrating relationship between geomorphology and archaeology in Ionia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ionia's Geographical Zones

  • Landscape Dynamism

  • The Ionian Landscape and Ionian Identity

  • Conclusions