Urbanism and economy in late antique Thessaly (3rd–7th century A.D.): the archaeological evidence: (Vol. 1: Text; Vol. 2: Appendices and Tables; Vol. 3: Illustrations)

Abstract

This thesis aspires to contribute to a better understanding of the socio-economic and political conditions prevailing in the Balkans during Late Antiquity by examining closely the important Aegean province of Thessaly (provincia Thessalia) from the mid-3rd until the end of the 7th c. A.D. The main discussion of this topic, contained in the first volume of the thesis (243 p., with 615 references to other works and 996 footnotes), is supported by 8 complementary studies (appendices) and 28 tables presented in the second volume (160 p.) and by extensive illustrations in the third volume (one map, 217 plates with plans and photos and a folded map showing the plans of 15 early Christian churches, all drawn at the same scale). The main text in the first volume is divided into five chapters. The first chapter defines the geographical and chronological boundaries of the study, the main research themes and the working methods. According to late antique sources, provincia Thessalia included a gr ...
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DOI
10.12681/eadd/29000
Handle URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10442/hedi/29000
Alternative title
Η εξέλιξη των πόλεων και η οικονομία της Θεσσαλίας κατά την Ύστερη Αρχαιότητα (3ος-7ος αι. μ.Χ.): τα αρχαιολογικά δεδομένα: (τόμος 1: Κείμενο, τόμος 2: Παραρτήματα και Πίνακες, τόμος 3: Κατάλογος εικόνων)
Author
Karagiorgou, Olga
Date
2001
Degree Grantor
University of Oxford. School of Archaeology. Institute of Archaeology
Committee members
Mundell-Mango (επόπτρια) Marlia
Ward-Perkins (εξεταστής) Bryan
Sodini (εξεταστής) Jean-Pierre
Discipline
Humanities
History and Archaeology
Keywords
Thessaly in late antiquity; Urbanism in late antiquity, Thessaly's ports in the Aegean; Larisa; Thebes-Nea Anchialos; Demetrias; Echinos; Lamia; Hypata; Metropolis; Trikke; Gomphoi; Kaisareia; Diocletianoupolis; Pharsalos; The comes of Lamia, the granaries (horrea) of Kaisariou or of Lamia; Commerce and late antique amphorae, Late Roman Amphora 2; Annona militaris along the Danube; Exploitation of quarries, atrakios lithos, verde antico, sarcophagoi
Country
United Kingdom
Language
English
Description
3 τ. ( 243 ; 160; 219σ. ( παράρτημα εικόνων, χάρτης, πίνακας), im., tbls., maps