Archaic Cyprus A Study of the Textual and Archaeological Evidence
Archaic Cyprus A Study of the Textual and Archaeological Evidence
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  • ISBN-13: 9780198132271
  • ISBN: 0198132271
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated



This book examines the textual and archaeological evidence for the history of Cyprus from 750 to 500 BC. This significant period of the island's past is examined in three parts. The first surveys what is known about the local population of Cyprus and the political and social organization of the island. The second offer a narrative account of the period within a chronological framework more detailed than any analysis currently available. It suggests that the defining feature of the Cypro-Archaic period was the way in which local kingdoms adapted to different political and economic conditions in the Near East and Egypt, and took advantage of them. It challenges the prevalent view of a succession of foreign overlords controlling the island through military means. The third part discusses the internal and external relations of Cyprus by studying specific groups of pottery, seals, and sculpture. As a whole, this book provies a more complete picture of Archaic Cyprus than ever previously attempted. Generously illustrated with plates and figures, this will be an invaluable work of reference for archaeologists and ancient historians of both the West and Near East.Reyes, A. T. is the author of 'Archaic Cyprus A Study of the Textual and Archaeological Evidence' with ISBN 9780198132271 and ISBN 0198132271.

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