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Title Mycenaean Greece and the Aegean World: Palace and Province in the Late Bronze Age.
Imprint Cambridge University Press, 2016.


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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Euboea Island Region (Greece) -- Antiquities.
Civilization, Mycenaean.
Civilization, Aegean.
Bronze age -- Greece -- Euboea Island Region.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Greece -- Euboea Island Region.
Palaces -- Greece -- Euboea Island Region -- History -- To 1500.
Coastal settlements -- Greece -- Euboea Island Region -- History -- To 1500.
Social archaeology -- Greece -- Euboea Island Region.
Coastal archaeology -- Greece -- Euboea Island Region.
To 1500
Genre History.
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Contents Cover; Half-title page; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction to the region and theoretical approaches; The Euboean Gulf coasts and Central Greece: an overview of previous research; Brief gazetteer of important sites; The natural landscape of the Euboean Gulf area; Network analysis: a brief introduction; Agency and iconography; Summary; 2 The ethos of the sword: The creation of early Mycenaean elite culture; Swords for heroes; Warrior tombs in the Euboean Gulf area; The warrior's beauty; Chariots: part of the warrior package
Feasts and feastingShips and coastal raiding; Conclusions: The Euboean Gulf coasts in the early Mycenaean period; 3 The role of elite networks in the Mycenaeanization of the provinces; Emerging centers: early Mycenaean networks; The microscale: pottery production at Mitrou; Conclusions; 4 Seals and swords and changing ideologies; The creation of a small-world network in LH IIIA1; Changing ideologies; The disappearance of chariots on seals; Symbols of power outside the Peloponnese; Evidence for provincial aspirations to elite status; The domestication of the warrior; Conclusions
5 Prehistoric politics: The creation of the peripheryFrom maritime to land-based networks; Destructions and abandonment; Orchomenos, Gla, and the Kopais; Conclusions; 6 Palatial concerns: Ships and exotica; Missing ship and seafaring iconography; Palatial monopolies on elite goods; Conclusions; 7 Reactions to collapse: The rise of a sailor-warrior culture; Reactions against palatial domination; Kraters for warriors; The Mycenaean galley revisited; Weapons and armor; Return of the warrior tombs; Conclusions; 8 Modeling collapse and revival
Galleys and the formation of new long-distance networksPostpalatial trade; Conclusions; 9 Conclusions; Bibliography; Index
Summary Kramer-Hajos examines the Euboean Gulf region in Central Greece to explain its flourishing during the post-palatial period.
Other Title Print version: Kramer-Hajos, Margaretha. Mycenaean Greece and the Aegean World : Palace and Province in the Late Bronze Age. New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2016 9781107107540