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surviving ancient literary sources, most of which were written by, or for, the elite, is that any person who made a living by building, manufacturing, or sales was somehow debased (Aristoteles, Politika : 1337b; Cicero, de Officiis : 150–151; Platon, Politeia : 6.495d–e; Ploutarkhos, Perikles : 1

In: New Approaches to Ancient Material Culture in the Greek & Roman World

contextual information – a museum piece which may be an early forgery of a Minoan artefact – whose significance lies in its complex modern history and the identities created during its life in the museum. Using contextual, multi-scalar, and revisionist approaches, this addresses increasingly topical issues

In: New Approaches to Ancient Material Culture in the Greek & Roman World

or folktales mention people living on the islands when the Scandina- vians arrived, and thereby seemed to add to Dicuil’s state- ment (Schrøter 1852; Stummann Hansen 2008b, 93-95; Winther 1875, 38-44) [Note 7]. Winther presented a fuller version of early Faroese history to the public. This chal

In: Acta Archaeologica

somewhat rigid hierarchical structures, such that specialist griots, pot- ters and others linked to them form part of the lowest class, in a broadly recognizable Mande pattern. The potters living among the Sereer originated in various backgrounds from outside the Sereer themselves, and bear modern

In: Journal of African Archaeology

they can see, and by which they are obviously benefited, such as Sun, Moon, and Fire; ... - Caesar (The Conquest of Gaul I;2). 8. Since the country was rich in gold and settled by su- perstituous peoples, living a modest life, many treasures were collected, and that these were preserved unviolated

In: Acta Archaeologica
Author: Ibrahima Thiaw

, a past with a living memory either in the form of traditions or texts that can be claimed or contested, while prehistory deals with the unremembered and therefore unclaimed past. History is thus the exclusive domain of purview of historians and traditionalists, while archaeologists are relegated to

In: Journal of African Archaeology

son of the navy commander Romanos Lekapenos from his second marriage with Theodora. 6 He received the name of his Armenian grandfather Theophylact ‘the Unbearable,’ a peasant who joined the military who saved Basil I ’s life during the failed siege of Tephrike, the capital of the Paulician state

In: Christianization in Early Medieval Transylvania
Author: Kirstine Haase

understanding town life (cf. Fleisher 2015; Jervis 2016; M. L. Smith 2016). It is in the intersection of these aspects that daily life emerges (Fleisher 2015, 134 with refs.; Robin 2013, 5). With this in mind, we can see the urban environment as a refl ection of the choices people make or are forced to

In: Acta Archaeologica

example, the death of the king was made public after the successor to the throne was known; a practice codified in the expression: “The King is dead, long live the King!”. (2) Funerals follow and mobilize the energy and resources of the living relatives of the deceased. In some cases the body is

In: Journal of African Archaeology

carried out as part of everyday life and situated in the pe- riphery of the settlement along the main street. This was a place both for smiths and other segments of the popula- tion, including people engaged in other craft and produc- tion activities as well as whole families living in the area. Acta

In: Acta Archaeologica