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By Christy Constantakopoulou

Christy Constantakopoulou examines the heritage of the Aegean islands and altering options of insularity, with specific emphasis at the 5th century BC. Islands are a in demand function of the Aegean panorama, and this necessarily created numerous various (and occasionally contradictory) perceptions of insularity in classical Greek suggestion. Geographic research of insularity emphasizes the interaction among island isolation and island interplay, yet the
predominance of islands within the Aegean sea made island isolation virtually very unlikely. fairly, island connectivity was once a huge function of the historical past of the Aegean and was once expressed on many degrees. Constantakopoulou investigates island interplay in fashionable components, faith and imperial politics,
examining either the spiritual networks positioned on islands within the historical Greek international and the impression of imperial politics at the Aegean islands throughout the 5th century.

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