Continuity and Change in a Greek Rural Landscape: The by Richard Catling, William Cavanagh, Joost Crouwel, Graham
By Richard Catling, William Cavanagh, Joost Crouwel, Graham ShipleyAmong 1983 and 1988 groups from the colleges of Nottingham and Amsterdam intensively surveyed a territory of simply over 70 aq km in crucial Laconia. the realm of the survey prolonged from the east aspect of the Eurotas river, with regards to Sparta itself, up into the foothills of the Parnon variety. Over four hundred websites have been pointed out, the good majority of them formerly unknown, courting from the Neolithic to the Veneto-Turkish interval. This new info makes attainable a reevaluation of the payment background and rural economic climate of Sparta and Laconia. this can be provided in quantity 1, within which the ecology and geomorphology of the quarter units the scene for period-by-period research of the consequences and implications of the Survey. quantity II assembles the first facts, together with a pottery sequence for every interval and separate reviews of chipped and ground-stone artefacts, inscriptions, architectural fragments, different reveals, and the result of geophysical survey. the location catalogue is complemented via a brand new gazetteer of archaeological websites within the remainder of Laconia.