Mere om bogen
This is the first monograph devoted solely to the ceramics of Cyprus in the Hellenistic and Roman Periods. The island was by then no longer divided into kingdoms but unified politically, first under Ptolemaic Egypt and later as a province in the Roman Empire. Submission to foreign rule was previously thought to have diluted - if not obliterated - the time-honoured distinctive Cypriot character. The ceramic evidence suggests otherwise.
The distribution of local and imported pottery in Cyprus points to the existence of several regional exchange networks, a division that also seems reflected by other evidence. The similarities in material culture, exchange patterns and preferential practices are suggestive of a certain level of regional collective self-awareness.
From the 1st century BC onwards, Cyprus became increasingly engulfed by mass produced and standardized ceramic fine wares, which seem ultimately to have put many of the indigenous makers of similar products out of business - or forced them to modify their output. Also, the ceramic record gradually became less diverse during the Roman Period than before - developments which we today might be inclined to view as symptoms of an early form of globalisation.
Hellenistic and Roman Cyprus: An Overview
A Regional Approach
Evidence for Kilns and Potters in Cyprus, c. 300 BC to AD 300
Scientific Clay Analyses of Hellenistic and Roman Pottery from Cyprus
Beyond Distribution Patterns
Cyprus and her Closest Neighbours: A Ceramic Perspective
Long-distance Exchanges Involving Cyprus
Writing Economic History with Potsherds?
From the Producer to the Consumer
The Regionality of Hellenistic and Roman Cyprus
27 november 2023
Ekstraordinært flyttelagersalg 5. og 6. december i Aarhus
Kig forbi, når vi holder ekstraordinært flyttelagersalg tirsdag den 5. december og onsdag den 6. december – begge dage fra kl…
14 november 2023
Black Friday den 24. november
Black Friday nærmer sig! Tilmeld dig vores nyhedsbrev, og vær blandt de første til at få besked om vores gode tilbud …
13 november 2023
Bogtorsdag 14. december
Vær med, når Aarhus Universitetsforlag og Det Kgl. Bibliotek - Aarhus - fejrer månedens forfattere og nye bøger. 14. decembe…
Se flere nyheder
Tænkepauser i abonnement
Det er kort og godt at blive klogere
Har du set, at du kan tegne abonnement på vores Tænkepauser? Du kan vælge mellem to pakker og får den seneste Tænkepause gratis, når du tegner abonnement. Der er selvfølgelig ingen binding.