5. The Cities of Ionia

  1. Alan M. Greaves

Published Online: 15 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319224.ch5

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) The Cities of Ionia, in The Land of Ionia: Society and Economy in the Archaic Period, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319224.ch5

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:

  • cities of Ionia;
  • major visible Classical ruins in Ionia - of Hellenistic or Roman date;
  • Ionian dodekapolis - 12 cities making up dodekapolis ;
  • city of Phokaia, - most charming and magical city of antiquity;
  • city's Archaic necropoleis (burial grounds) and terracotta sarcophagi use ;
  • steep-sided acropolis of Kolophon - most inland of Ionian cities;
  • cult installation at site of Myous;
  • Miletos, southerly and important of cities of Archaic Ionia;
  • Ionian city communities - reconnecting with landscape and territorial settings;
  • Poleis, size and distribution within Ionia

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction
  • A Brief Survey of the Ionian Cities
  • Other Settlements in Ionia
  • The Size and Distribution of Poleis within Ionia
  • François de Polignac in Ionia
  • The City and Ionian Identity
  • Conclusions