The Maeander Valley

a historical geography from antiquity to Byzantium
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Cambridge University Press , Cambridge, New York
History, Ancient Cities and towns, Historical geography, HISTORY / Ancient / Ge
StatementPeter Thonemann
SeriesGreek culture in the roman world
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LC ClassificationsDS156.B85 T56 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25149736M
ISBN 139781107006881
LC Control Number2011023033

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the Maeander valley. Both a large-scale regional history and a pro-found meditation on the role played by geography in human history, this book is an essential contribution to the history of the Eastern Mediterranean in Graeco-Roman antiquity and the Byzantine Middle Ages.

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Peter Thonemann teaches Greek and Roman history at Wadham College, Oxford. He is the author of The Maeander Valley: A Historical Geography from Antiquity to Byzantium (), the winner of the Anglo-Hellenic League's prestigious Runciman Prizeand co-author (with Simon Price) of The Birth of Classical Europe: A History from Troy to Augustine ().

I’ve been reading a recently published study on the historical geography of the Maeander River Valley in western Turkey (Peter Thonemann, The Maeander Valley: A Historical Geography from Antiquity to Byzantium []), and it resonates with the section on ‘inventing and inventorying wetlands’ in the “Places in watery worlds” chapter by van de Noort and O’Sullivan from their book.

The Büyük Menderes River (historically the Maeander or Meander, from Ancient Greek: Μαίανδρος, Maíandros; Turkish: Büyük Menderes Irmağı), is a river in southwestern rises in west central Turkey near Dinar before flowing west through the Büyük Menderes graben until reaching the Aegean Sea in the proximity of the ancient Ionian city Miletus.

During a month-long canoe trip down the length of Turkey's Meander river, Jeremy Seal rests in a tiny town big on history and hospitality that becomes one of the highlights of his journey.

The Maeander Valley by Peter Thonemann,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The thesis is a contribution to two of the crucial problems of middle Byzantine history: the social and political structure of the provinces, and the explanation of the rapid fall of Asia Minor to the Turks at the end of the llth century.

These problems are approached through a study of the Maeander region of western Asia Minor. Buy The Maeander Valley (Greek Culture in the Roman World) Reprint by Thonemann, Peter (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Reviews: 1. The Maeander Valley: A Historical Geography from Antiquity to Byzantium Peter Thonemann This book is a study of the long-term historical geography of Asia. Laodicea, Colosse, Hierapolis The Lycus River Valley in Asia Minor by David Padfield.

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In western Turkey, about miles east of Ephesus, in a valley where the Lycus River flows into the Maeander River, there once stood three important cities: Laodicea, Colosse and ally they had been Phrygian cities, but in the New Testament age they were part of the Roman Province of Asia.

Using an astonishing range of sources, The Maeander Valley, reveals the complex and fascinating interplay between the natural environment and human activities in the region. Chairman of the judging panel, Dr John S.

Taylor, Head of Classics at Tonbridge School called it, "a book to savour, a book to return to, and a worthy winner.". [14] These three cities were in the valley of the Lycus River (Greek Λύκος Lykos), a tributary of the Maeander River (Greek Μαίανδρος Máiandros). The main road from the interior of Asia Minor passed through Colossae and Laodicea and then followed the Maeander valley.

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Tutor in Ancient History Peter Thonemann. 01 Jan unavailable. Notify me. Meander definition, to proceed by or take a winding or indirect course: The stream meandered through the valley.

See more. It was destroyed along with Sardis in the catastrophe of A.D. (Tac., 'Ann.,' ). But the advantages of its position, commanding the way to the pass between the Hermus valley and the Maeander valley, and the richness of its vine produce (Virgil, 'Georg.,' ), seem to.

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Later in the Spartans sent a fleet, commanded by the navarch Ecdicus, to support the exiled oligarchic faction on Rhodes.Meander definition is - a winding path or course; especially: labyrinth. How to use meander in a sentence. Synonym Discussion of meander.