Fifty-Six. Byzantium in Asia Minor and the Levant

  1. D. T. Potts
  1. Basema Hamarneh MA, PhD

Published Online: 26 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444360790.ch56

A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

How to Cite

Hamarneh, B. (2012) Byzantium in Asia Minor and the Levant, in A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (ed D. T. Potts), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444360790.ch56

Editor Information

  1. University of Sydney, Australia

Author Information

  1. Moscow State University, Lomonosov, Russia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405189880

Online ISBN: 9781444360790

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Keywords:

  • Byzantium in Asia Minor, and the Levant;
  • Byzantine archaeology, the post-Constantinian epoch;
  • “Byzantine archaeology” and the “Christian archaeology”;
  • paganism withdrawal, in the face of Christianity;
  • Byzantine archaeology of Palaestina I, II, III;
  • territory of Palestine, cultural focus of the new Empire;
  • southern Oriental cities, strategic value and position;
  • Ephesus, as one of the greatest cities of Asia Minor;
  • Byzantine archaeology in Syria;
  • Arabia and Palaestina III, prosperity and development

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Byzantine Archaeology: Subject and Main Tools

  • Byzantine Archaeology of Palaestina I, II, III (Israel and Palestinian Authorities)

  • Byzantine Archaeology in Anatolia/Asia Minor

  • Anatolia

  • Byzantine Archaeology in Syria

  • Byzantine Archaeology in Phoenicia (Lebanon)

  • Byzantine Archaeology in Arabia and Palaestina III (Jordan)

  • Guide to Further Reading