By Andrew Shapland,Evangelia Stefani
This quantity makes a speciality of a formative interval within the heritage and archaeology of northern Greece. the last decade following 1912, whilst Thessaloniki turned a part of Greece, was once a interval marked via a rare internationalism a result of inhabitants activities as a result of the transferring of nationwide borders and the troop activities which followed the 1st international War.
The papers accrued right here glance basically on the impression of the discoveries of the military of the Orient at the archaeological research of the sector of Macedonia. ensuing collections of antiquities at the moment are held in Thessaloniki, London, Paris, Edinburgh and Oxford. a number of experts learn each one of those collections, bringing the archaeological legacy of the Macedonian crusade jointly in a single quantity for the 1st time.
A key subject of the amount is the rising discussion among the archaeological continues to be of Macedonia and the politics of Hellenism. a few authors reflect on how archaeological interpretation was once formed by way of the incorporation of Macedonia into Greece. different authors describe how the politics of the crusade, within which Greece was once at first a impartial associate, had implications either for the management of archaeological reveals and their next dispersal. a selected concentration is the old personalities who have been concerned and the websites they found. The position of the Greek Archaeological provider, quite within the defense of antiquities, in addition to selling excavation within the aftermath of the 1917 nice hearth of Thessaloniki, can be considered.
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Archaeology Behind the Battle Lines: The Macedonian Campaign (1915-19) and its Legacy (British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies) by Andrew Shapland,Evangelia Stefani