New PDF release: Caria and Crete in Antiquity: Cultural Interaction between

By Naomi Carless Unwin

ISBN-10: 1107194172

ISBN-13: 9781107194175

A continual culture existed in antiquity linking Caria with the island of Crete. This crucial topic of local heritage is reflected within the civic mythologies, cults and toponyms of southwestern Anatolia. This booklet explains why by way of forthcoming this different physique of fabric with a wide chronological view, taking into consideration either the origins of this nearby narrative and its persistence. It considers the mythologies within the mild of archaeologically attested contacts in the course of the Bronze Age, exploring no matter if such interplay can have left a residuum in later traditions. the ongoing relevance of this point of Carian heritage is then thought of within the mild of contacts through the Classical and Hellenistic sessions, with research of ways, and within which contexts, traditions survived. The Carians have been an Anatolian humans; in spite of the fact that, their integration into the mythological framework of the Greek international finds that interplay with the Aegean was once a basic element in their history.

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