Chapter 6. The Ionians Overseas

  1. Alan M. Greaves

Published Online: 15 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319224.ch6

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 Ionians Overseas, in The Land of Ionia: Society and Economy in the Archaic Period, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319224.ch6

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:

  • Ionians overseas;
  • colonization movement - remarkable achievements of Archaic Greece and Ionia;
  • Greek language, distinguishing colonies - apoikia (an away-settlement) and emporion (a trading post);
  • understanding Ionian colonization and mythologizing and storytelling;
  • Ionian colonies and geographical position and landscape;
  • Magna Graecia ( “Great Greece” );
  • eustatic sea-level change in Black Sea since antiquity;
  • literary source for Archaic Ionian colonization - from Herodotos;
  • Miletos and Phokaia and colonial interactions;
  • Ionian colonization models

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Source Materials

  • Interpreting the Evidence

  • Colonial Interactions

  • Models of Ionian Colonization

  • Conclusions