Between Venice and Istanbul

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Publisher  American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Publication Date   November 18, 2007
ISBN  087661540X
Pages  272

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Despite growing interest, the archaeology of the so-called Post-Byzantine era in Greece remains a poor cousin of classical studies. The 13 papers in this volume survey the different regions of Greece from an archaeological as well as a documentary perspective, attempting to reveal common themes in the development of landscapes and sites between 1500 and 1800. There is a particular focus on the contrasting patterns of land use in Venetian and Ottoman Greece, and the effect on ethnic identity of population movements.

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