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Intra-site organisation and economy of urban sites in neopalatial Crete: the case study of the settlement of Kato Zakros: an approach on the basis of the archaeological data (in Greek)

, University of Athens 2012

The purpose of this thesis is to identify the basic principles of structure and organisation in the new palatial settlement of Kato Zakros and, through this, to study the intra-organisation of urban sites in Late Minoan I Crete. The main objective of this work, initially, was both the synthetic and full presentation of the excavation data from the settlement of Kato Zakros, secondly, the detection of the basic planning principles, as well as the principles of structure and organisation of each individual architectural unit.

La voirie dans les villes minoennes en Crète orientale et à Cnossos (Minoen Moyen I – Minoen Récent I)

, Université Lyon 2 2013

This doctoral dissertation presents a synthesis of research on streets and public courts in Crete during the Proto- and Neopalatial periods. Ten sites are considered: Knossos, Gournia, Malia, Mochlos, Myrtos-Pyrgos, Palaikastro, Petras, Pseira, Sissi and Zakros. In the first volume, we propose a definition of the different elements related to Minoan streets and courts, and present an exhaustive catalogue of the currently published remains.

Mυκηναϊκή Κορινθία (Μycenaean Corinthia)

, University of Ioannina 2014

The current thesis attempts to present for the first time systematically and analytically the Mycenaean presence in Corinthia, as reflected through bibliographical references, new information, all known publications, the latest research, as well as personal observations and autopsies. It has tried to study in detail the available unpublished Mycenaean material (architectural, burial, findings) from old excavated - yet unknown to the archaeological community - sites, as well as to review and renegotiate the older material from the published sites.

Defining the regional characteristics of Final Neolithic and Early Bronze Age pottery in Attica

, University College London (UCL) 2013

Situated between mainland and island-defined archaeological entities, Attica has traditionally been treated as a transitional borderland between what is perceived as ‘Helladic’ versus ‘Cycladic’ culture. Most discussions of social and cultural interactions in the southern Aegean have so far assumed a peripheral role for Attica during the Final Neolithic (4100-3100 BC) and the Early Bronze Age (3100-2000 BC).

Aegean Library: Dig. Nazou phd 2013

Mycenaean Ways of War: The Past, Politics, and Personhood

, University of Sheffield 2010

The remit of this thesis is to contextualise violence and martial culture in the Mycenaean world in order to understand how it is a source of legitimacy for political power during MH III-LH IIIB.

Aegean Library: Dig. Harrell phd 2009

Burial Practices during the Neopalatial, Final Palatial and Postpalatial periods in Central Crete (in Greek)

, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens 2009

The aim of the study is to investigate the development of the mortuary practices in Central Crete during the Neopalatial, Final Palatial and Postpalatial periods (approx. 1700 – 1200 B.C). Τhis study constitutes a first attempt at contextual analysis of the data from cretan tombs, taking account of the latest theoretical interpretive approaches.

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The cemetery of Stamna and the Protogeometric Period in Aetolia/Akarnania (in Greek)

, University of Athens 2009

Σκοπός της παρούσας μελέτης είναι η ανάλυση και αξιολόγηση των ανασκαφικών δεδομένων που αφορούν σε μια συγκεκριμένη πολιτισμική ομάδα σε χρόνο και χώρο που μέχρι τώρα δεν έχει δώσει παρά αποσπασματικά στοιχεία της φυσιογνωμίας της καθώς και η ερμηνευτική προσέγγιση που αφορά στην οργάνωση του νεκροταφείου και στα ζητήματα προέλευσης και τυπολογίας των ευρημάτων.

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Iερά και θρησκευτικές τελετουργίες στην Ανακτορική και Μετανακτορική Μυκηναϊκή περίοδο (Sanctuaries and cult practices in the Palatial and Postpalatial Mycenaean period)

, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki 2012

This thesis deals with Mycenaean religious activity through the investigation of locales where sanctuaries and confirmed cult practices can be traced in the flourishing period of the palatial political and economic system and the period after its collapse.

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Recording and Interpreting a Rock Art Complex Situated in Northern Greece: A Tripartite Approach

, University College London 2011

This dissertation adopts an innovative tripartite approach in recording and reaching an adequate understanding of a hitherto untheorised and under-investigated rock art complex situated in Northern Greece. Post-structuralism and phenomenology form the theoretical ground on which this study is founded.

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Die letzte Elite der mykenischen Welt. Achaia in mykenischer Zeit und das Phänomen der Kriegerbestattungen im 12. - 11. Jahrhundert v. Chr.

, Ruprecht-Karls University of Heidelberg 2007

The aim of the present study is to examine the historical development of Achaea in the Mycenaean period, i.e. the landscape of the north-western Peloponnese that preserved in its place-name up to the present day the des­ignation of a much larger and much more important part of Late Bronze Age Greece. The book is divided into three parts.

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Mycenaean woodworking tools used in shipbuilding (in Greek)

, University of Athens 2010

The target set has been pursued through recording, examination and classification of the available archaeological data, gathering the sources (literature, iconography, archeological parallels, preserved traces), reconstructing the findings (casting, elaboration of the metallic parts, reconstruction of the hafts), using the reconstructed tools and evaluating them through the reconstruction of a fraction of the Uluburun hull and evaluating the tools qualitatively, quantitatively and ergonomically.

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Fabricating Signification: An Analysis of the Spatial Relationships Between Room Types in Minoan Monumental Architecture

, University of California, Los Angeles 1998

This dissertation analyzes the function of the Minoan “Palaces” in Late Bronze Age Crete. It also makes reference to numerous “Villas” termed “palatial.” The “Palaces” incorporate a “Labyrinthine” ground plan with elaborate halls, storage rooms, and industrial quarters grouped around a central court. Although general similarities exist in the layout of these buildings, regional variations exist in the distribution of room types and the relationships between rooms as determined by the placement of doorways and corridors.

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