Settling with the norm?

Norm and variation in social groups and their material manifestations in (Roman) Iron Age (800 BC–AD 300) settlement sites of the northern Netherlands

Karen M. de Vries | 2021

When studying later prehistoric societies, it is evident that shared practices, as well as variations, exist in the settlement record. Traditionally, the emphasis has mainly been on the elements shared on large scales, the widely…



Labouring with large stones

A study into the investment and impact of construction projects on Mycenaean communities in Late Bronze Age Greece

Yannick Boswinkel | 2021

This book explores the cost, expressed in labour, of constructing fortifications during the Late Bronze Age in Greece (ca. 1600 – 1050 BCE). The underlying question for this study is whether the cost of large…



Vernetzte Bilder

Münzen als Kommunikationsmittel im Kontext der Dynamik der Macht im westlichen Mittelmeerraum, ca. 500-100 v. Chr.

Ulrike M. Wolf | 2021

Welche Bedeutung griechische Münzbilder in der Antike hatten, ist in der Forschung vielfach hinterfragt und äußerst divergent beantwortet worden. Selten sind Münzen und deren Bildmotive zeitlich und regional übergreifend untersucht worden, denn meist stehen ikonografische…



God on Earth: Emperor Domitian

The re-invention of Rome at the end of the 1st century AD

Edited by Aurora Raimondi Cominesi, Nathalie de Haan, Eric M. Moormann & Claire Stocks | 2021

In life, the emperor Domitian (81-96 CE) marketed himself as a god; after his assassination he was condemned to be forgotten. Nonetheless he oversaw a literary, cultural, and monumental revival on a scale not witnessed…



Goddesses of Akragas

A Study of Terracotta Votive Figurines from Sicily

Gerrie van Rooijen | 2021

The terracotta figurines from Akragas (Agrigento) with their chubby faces, splendid furniture, and rich adornments, depict a prosperous life in the late sixth and early fifth century BCE. The extensive jewellery on the figurines contains…



Grave Reminders

Comparing Mycenaean tomb building with labour and memory

Daniel R. Turner | 2020

From ca. 1600 – 1000 BC, builders across southern Greece crafted thousands of rock-cut chamber tombs similar to earlier and contemporary ‘beehive’ tholos tombs. Both tomb styles were designed with multiple uses in mind, filling…



Hellenistic Architecture and Human Action

A Case of Reciprocal Influence

Edited by Annette Haug & Asja Müller | 2020

This book examines the mutual influence of architecture and human action during a key period of history: the Hellenistic age. During this era, the profound transformations in the Mediterranean’s archaeological and historical record are detectable,…



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Settling with the norm?

Norm and variation in social groups and their material manifestations in (Roman) Iron Age (800 BC–AD 300) settlement sites of the northern Netherlands

Karen M. de Vries | 2021

When studying later prehistoric societies, it is evident that shared practices, as well as variations, exist in the settlement record. Traditionally, the emphasis has mainly been on the elements shared on large scales, the widely…



Labouring with large stones

A study into the investment and impact of construction projects on Mycenaean communities in Late Bronze Age Greece

Yannick Boswinkel | 2021

This book explores the cost, expressed in labour, of constructing fortifications during the Late Bronze Age in Greece (ca. 1600 – 1050 BCE). The underlying question for this study is whether the cost of large…



Vernetzte Bilder

Münzen als Kommunikationsmittel im Kontext der Dynamik der Macht im westlichen Mittelmeerraum, ca. 500-100 v. Chr.

Ulrike M. Wolf | 2021

Welche Bedeutung griechische Münzbilder in der Antike hatten, ist in der Forschung vielfach hinterfragt und äußerst divergent beantwortet worden. Selten sind Münzen und deren Bildmotive zeitlich und regional übergreifend untersucht worden, denn meist stehen ikonografische…



God on Earth: Emperor Domitian

The re-invention of Rome at the end of the 1st century AD

Edited by Aurora Raimondi Cominesi, Nathalie de Haan, Eric M. Moormann & Claire Stocks | 2021

In life, the emperor Domitian (81-96 CE) marketed himself as a god; after his assassination he was condemned to be forgotten. Nonetheless he oversaw a literary, cultural, and monumental revival on a scale not witnessed…



Goddesses of Akragas

A Study of Terracotta Votive Figurines from Sicily

Gerrie van Rooijen | 2021

The terracotta figurines from Akragas (Agrigento) with their chubby faces, splendid furniture, and rich adornments, depict a prosperous life in the late sixth and early fifth century BCE. The extensive jewellery on the figurines contains…



Grave Reminders

Comparing Mycenaean tomb building with labour and memory

Daniel R. Turner | 2020

From ca. 1600 – 1000 BC, builders across southern Greece crafted thousands of rock-cut chamber tombs similar to earlier and contemporary ‘beehive’ tholos tombs. Both tomb styles were designed with multiple uses in mind, filling…



Hellenistic Architecture and Human Action

A Case of Reciprocal Influence

Edited by Annette Haug & Asja Müller | 2020

This book examines the mutual influence of architecture and human action during a key period of history: the Hellenistic age. During this era, the profound transformations in the Mediterranean’s archaeological and historical record are detectable,…






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