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Author Palmyrena: City, Hinterland and Caravan Trade Between Orient and Occident (Conference) (2012 : Athens, Greece), creator.

Title Palmyrena - city, hinterland and caravan trade between orient and occident : proceedings of the conference held in Athens, December 1-3, 2012 / edited by Jørgen Christian Meyer, Eivind Heldaas Seland and Nils Anfinset
Published Oxford : Archaeopress, [2016]


Description 1 online resource : illustrations (colour)
Contents Introduction (Jørgen Christian Meyer, Eivind Heldaas Seland, Nils Anfinset); Palmyra, Pastoral Nomads, and City-State Kings in the Old Babylonian Period: Interaction in the Semi-Arid Syrian Landscape (Kristina J. Hesse); The Venice of the Sands: Palmyrene Trade Revisited (Michael Sommer); Trade Across Frontiers: Foreign Relations of a Caravan City (Michał Gawlikowski); Palmyra and the Chinese Silk Trade (Marta Żuchowska); The Palmyrene Temple in Rome and Palmyra's Trade with the West (Taco T. Terpstra); The Road from Palmyra to Damascus in the Tabula Peutingeriana (Paola Mior); The Stage of Palmyra: Colonnaded Streets, Spaces for Communication and Activities in the Eastern Roman Empire (Claudia Bührig); Geophysical Prospection by Ground- and Space-based Methods of the Ancient Town of Palmyra (Syria) (Roland Linck); The Palmyrene Gods in the Works of M. I. Rostovtzeff and C. Hopkins (Pavel Alipov); A Roman Residential House in the 'Hellenistic' Town of Palmyra: Archaeology, Function and Urban Aspects -- Vessel Glass (Christine Ertel and René Ployer); Seleucid, Roman, and Mesopotamian Influence in Palmyrene Pottery and the Question of a Palmyrene Identity (Christiane Römer-Strehl); Excavation of No.129-b House Tomb at the North Necropolis in Palmyra (Kiyohide Saito); The Vessels in Palmyrene Banquet Scenes: Tomb BWLH and BWRP and Tomb TYBL (Saeko Miyashita); On the Human Skeletal Remains Excavated from the Underground Tombs in Palmyrab (Takahiro Nakahashi); Inorganic Impurities in Teeth of the Ancient Inhabitants of Palmyra (K. Yoshimura, Shiqin Wu, T. Nakahashi and S. Saito); Agriculture in Byzantine Palmyrena (Knut Krzywinski and Jonatan Krzywinski)
Summary The contributions to this volume address the archaeology and history of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. Bringing together papers presented at a conference in Athens in December 2012 as a part of the a Syrian-Norwegian research project, it reflects international research and fieldwork that was going on until the outbreak of the Syrian civil war
Notes Previously issued in print: 2016
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Notes Online resource; title from home page (viewed on November 8, 2016)
Subject Middle & Near Eastern archaeology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology
SUBJECT Tadmur (Syria) -- History -- Congresses
Tadmur (Syria) -- Antiquities -- Congresses
Subject Syria -- Tadmur
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Meyer, Jørgen Christian, editor
Seland, Eivind Heldaas, editor
Anfinset, Nils, editor
Archaeopress, publisher.
ISBN 1784912808