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The first Western Greeks

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ischia Island (Italy),
  • Italy,
  • Ischia Island
    • Subjects:
    • Greeks -- Italy -- Ischia Island -- Antiquities,
    • Ischia Island (Italy) -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid Ridgway.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG55.I82 R5313 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 180 p. ;
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1563870M
      ISBN 100521308828, 0521421640
      LC Control Number91045462

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The forging, in the eighth century BC, of contact with the West by Greeks from Euboea was by any standards a remarkable feat.

The ensuing large-scale transfer of technology and culture from the Aegean to the Central Mediterranean was of greater lasting significance for Western civilization than almost any other single advance achieved in ancient times.

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