Apoikia and metropolis: research into the earliesr Greek colonization (2010-2011)

01 January 2010 → 30 April 2012
Funding by bilateral agreement (private and foundations)
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • Archaeology
    • History
    • Theory and methodology of archaeology
    • Other history and archaeology
ethnicity archaeology colonization
Project description

Research of them other cities Chalkis (on Euboia) and Cycladic Naxos of the earliest Greek colony of Sicily, Naxos: to what extend did the colony influence the construction of identify in the mother cities? Did she help to crystallize and identity? Was the creation of (imaginary) ties dependant of certain opportunities e.g. the political situation? Or did the colony serve only practical purposes?