April 7, 2016 – The Proceedings of the Scientific Meeting entitled “Greek Colonisation: New Data, Current Approaches” have been published. The Meeting, organised by the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki and the Alpha Bank Numismatic Collection in the context of the exhibition “The Europe of Greece: Colonies and Coins from the Alpha Bank Collection”, was held on February 6, 2015.
Polyxeni Adam-Veleni and Dimitra Tsangari (eds.), Greek Colonisation: New Data, Current Approaches. Athens, Alpha Bank 2015. Includes Greek summaries. 228 pages. Hardcover. 21×30 cm. ISBN: 978-618-5072-16-2. 20 euros.
The publication was edited by Dr Polyxeni Adam-Veleni, Director of the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki and Dr Dimitra Tsangari, Curator of the Alpha Bank Numismatic Collection.
The publication includes thirteen papers on the Greek Colonisation written by historians, archaeologists and experts in numismatics from Greece, Italy, Ukraine and Australia.
This is the table of contents:
Macedonia and Magna Graecia: Selective Affinities
Maria Costanza Lentini, Jari Pakkanen, Apostolos Sarris:
Naxos of Sicily in the 5th Century BC: New Research
Elena Klenina: The Dorian Colony of Chersonesos in Taurica:
Historical and Economic Aspects of the Development in the Hellenistic Period
Greek Colonisation in the Southern Black Sea from the Viewpoint of the Local Populations
Sanctuaries and Cults in pre-Roman Pompeii
Elias K. Petropoulos:
Ancient Greek Colonisation and Modern Scholarship: Colonial Endeavours in the Black Sea Region
Excavating an Ancient Greek Colony: the Case of Sybaris in South Italy
The Leukania of Magna Graecia: Archaeological Data from Basilicata (Southern Italy)
Before Colonisation: Mycenaeans in the Mediterranean
Anacharsis: the Travels of a Wise Scythian Man through Greek History
Images of the Sea on the Coins of Ancient Greek Colonies
From the Aegean to the Mediterranean: Northern Greek Silver in Southern Italy and Sicily in the 5th century BC
The Greek Colonisation of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea
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