Greek Cities of Magna Graecia and Sicily by Luca Cerchai
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Greek Cities of Magna Graecia and Sicily
By Luca Cerchai

Greek Cities of Magna Graecia and Sicily

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Greek Cities of Magna Graecia and Sicily by Luca Cerchai

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After colonizing the Aegean islands and the coast of Asia Minor, the ancient Greeks turned toward southern Italy and Sicily, driven by the unrest that troubled their homeland in the eighth and seventh centuries B.C. The new arrivals brought with them their language, as well as their cultural and religious traditions and the institution of the polis. In Italy they created an autonomous political community that eventually surpassed the cities of Greece in wealth, military power, and architectural and cultural splendour. Such forefathers of Western philosophy as Pythagoras, Parmenides, and Archimedes lived and worked within this civilization. The Greek Cities of Magna Graecia and Sicily presents an overview of Greek colonization in Italy and the principal historical events that took place in this area from the Archaic period until the ascendancy of the Romans. Thiscomprehensive survey is followed by a review of the major archaeological sites in the region.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780892367511
ISBN-10: 0892367512
Format: Hardback
(255mm x 210mm x 23mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Getty Publishing
Publisher: Getty Trust Publications
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Luca Cerchai

Luca Cerchiai is professor of Italian archaeology and Etruscology at the University of Salerno. Lorena Jannelli is archaeological inspector at the Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici of Liguria. Fausto Longo is a specialist in classical archaeology at the University of Lecce and doctor of research in archaeology at the University of Naples.

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