OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

The Dodecanese and the Eastern Aegean Islands in Late Antiquity, AD 300-700

ISBN : 9780198745990

参考価格(税込): 
¥20,999
著者: 
Georgios Deligiannakis
ページ
320 ページ
フォーマット
Hardcover
サイズ
219 x 276 mm
刊行日
2016年03月
シリーズ
Oxford Monographs on Classical Archaeology
メール送信
印刷

The Dodecanese and the Eastern Aegean Islands in Late Antiquity, AD 300-700 is a regional study of the history, archaeology, and religious profile of the Late Antique Dodecanese (the islands of the south-eastern Aegean, centred on Rhodes), exploring how the spread of Christianity altered these communities and how the prosperity of the eastern Roman Empire, and the new capital in Constantinople, affected their life. Incorporating comparative evidence from the rest of the Aegean islands and both the Greek and Turkish mainlands, the volume analyses material from the whole area as part of a wider system of social and economic relations, political history, and culture. Accompanied by an extensive archaeological gazetteer, it presents the administrative and political history of the islands and considers the written and archaeological evidence for the monotheistic communities of the eastern Aegean, offering a closer examination of the late history of pagan temples and the transition to Christianity. It discusses the settlement and economic history of the islands, focusing on the urban history of Rhodes and Kos, but also on the numerous key non-urban sites from the rest of the islands, in particular the extended ruins of a barely known site located in the small island of Saria, north of Karpathos. The final chapter addresses the seventh century-which saw the destruction of so much of what had been built up in the fourth to sixth centuries-when the islands' societies acquired a new role for the State as naval outposts, functioning as a border zone in the course of the Arab-Byzantine wars.

目次: 

Acknowledgements
List of Figures
List of Abbreviations
1 Introduction and Description of Aims
2 The Administrative and Political History of the Province of the Islands
3 Christian and Jewish Communities in the Eastern Aegean
4 Late Paganism on the Aegean Islands and the Transition to a Christian World
5 The Late Antique Archaeology of the Dodecanese
6 The Economy of the Dodecanese and its Role in Maritime Exchange During the Fifth and Sixth Centuries
7 The Seventh Century
8 Conclusions: Towards a History of the Dodecanese in Late Antiquity
Bibliography
Index

著者について: 

Georgios Deligiannakis is Assistant Professor in Roman and Late Roman Studies at the Open University of Cyprus.

このページに掲載の「参考価格」は日本国内における希望小売価格です。当ウェブサイトでのご購入に対して特別価格が適用される場合、販売価格は「割引価格」として表示されます。なお、価格は予告なく変更されることがございますので、あらかじめご了承ください。