Selected Bibliography

  • General Literature

    Chatzidakis, M., 1960. Byzantine Athens. Athens: M. Pechlivanides & Co.

     

    Glaeser, E., 2011. Triumph of the City. How our greatest invention makes us richer, smarter,

    greener, healthier and happier. New York: Penguin.

     

    Liebeschuetz, J. H. W. G., 2001. Decline and Fall of the Roman City. Oxford & NewYork:

    Oxford University Press.

     

    Loseby, S. T., 2009. Mediterranean Cities, A Companion to Late Antiquity. Chichester: Wiley & Blackwell.

     

    Wickham, C., 2005. Framing the Early Middle Ages. Europe and the Mediterranean 400‐800.

    Oxford & NewYork: Oxford University Press.

  • Architecture

    Bowden, W. and J. Mitchell, 2005. The Triconch Palace at Butrint: The Life and Death of a Late Roman Domus, in Lavan, L, L. Özgenel and A. Sarantis. Housing in Late Antiquity. Koninklijke Brill: Leiden, 455-474.

     

    Greenslade, S. and R. Hodges, 2013. The aristocratic oikos on the Vrina Plain, Butrint c. AD 830-1200. Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies 37(1), 1-19.

     

    Hansen, I.L., R. Hodges and S. Leppard (eds), 2013. Butrint 4 : the archaeology and histories of an Ionian town. Oxford: Oxbow Books.

     

    Hernandez, D.R., 2010. Excavations of the Roman Forum at Butrint (2004-2007): The Archaeology of a Hellenistic and Roman Port in Epirus. (Unpublished PhD thesis)

     

    Hernandez, D.R. and D. Çondi, 2008. The Roman forum at Butrint (Epirus) and its development from Hellenistic to mediaeval times. Journal of Roman Archaeology 21, 275-292.

     

    Hodges, R., 2015. A ‘god-guarded’ city? The ‘new’ medieval town of Butrint. Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies 39(2), 191-218.

     

    Hodges, R., W. Bowden and K. Lako (eds), 2004. Byzantine Butrint: Excavations and Surveys 1994-1999. Oxford: Oxbow Books.

     

    Mitchell, J., 2008. The Butrint Baptistery and its Mosaics. Oxford: Oxbow Books.

     

     

     

  • Mussel processing

    Gilkes, O. and Lako, K., 2004. Excavations at the Triconch palace, in R. Hodges, W. Bowden and K. Lako (eds), Byzantine Butrint. Excavations and surveys 1994-99. Oxford: Oxbow books, 151- 175.

     

    Hodges, R., Bowden, W., Gilkes, O., Lako, K. and Përzhita, L., 2001. The Butrint project. Antiquity, 75 (287), 25-26.

     

    Munk Højte, J., 2006. The Archaeological Evidence for Fish processing in the Black sea region, in R. Curtis, B. Ejstrud, T. Bekker-Nielsen and V. Gabrielsen (eds), Ancient Fishing and Fish

    Processing in the Black Sea Region (Black Sea Studies). Århus: Aarhus University Press, 133-161.

     

    Trakadas, A., 2006. The Archaeological Evidence for fish processing in the Western Mediterranean, in R. Curtis, B. Ejstrud, T. Bekker-Nielsen and V. Gabrielsen (eds), Ancient Fishing and Fish Processing in the Black Sea Region (Black Sea Studies). Århus: Aarhus University Press, 47-82.

     

    www://butrint.nd.edu/excavations/, accessed on September 17th 2017.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Glass in Archaeology

    Çakmakçi, Z., 2009. A Typological Approach to the Glass Goblet Production from the Late

    Antique to the Middle Antique period in Light of Recent Finds, in E. Lafli (ed), Late Antique/Early Byzantine Glass in the Eastern Mediterranean. Izmir: Eylül University.

     

    Conte, S., T. Chinni, R. Arletti, and M. Vandini, 2014. Butrint (Albania) between eastern

    and western Mediterranean glass production: EMPA and LA-ICP-MS of late antique and early medieval finds. Journal of Archaeological Science 49, 6-20.

     

    Foster, H.E., and C.M. Jackson, 2010. The composition of late Romano-British colourless

    vessel glass: glass production and consumption. Journal of Archaeological Science 37, 3068-3080.

     

    Rosenow, D., and T. Rehren, 2014. Herding Cats – Roman to Late Antique Glass Groups

    from Bubastis, Northern Egypt. Journal of Archaeological Science 49, 170-184.

     

    Schibille, N., 2011. Supply Routes and the Consumption of Glass in the First Millenium CE

    Butrint (Albania). Journal of Archaeological Science 38, 2939-2948.

     

    Stern, E.M., 1999. Roman Glassblowing in a Cultural Context. American Journal of

    Archaeology 103(3), 441-484.

     

    Stern, E.M., 2007. Ancient Glass in a Philological Context. Mnemosyne 60.

     

    Stern, E.M., 2012. Early Byzantine Glass from Athens (5th-8th centuries), in B. Böhlendorf-

    Arslan and A. Ricci (eds), Byzantine Small Finds in Archaeological Context. Istanbul: BYZAS.

     

    Talbot, A-M., 2005. Evidence about Byzantine Glass in Medieval Greek Texts from the

    Eighth to the Fifteenth Century. Dumbarton Oaks Papers 59, 141-145.

     

    Weinberg, G.D., and E.M. Stern, 2009. The Athenian Agora 34: Vessel Glass. New

    Jersey: The American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

  • Glazed Table Wares

    Bouras, C., 2010. Byzantine Athens 10th-12th centuries (Βυζαντινή Αθήνα 10ος-12ος αιώνας). Athens: Benaki Museum

     

    Rice, D.T., 1930. Byzantine Glazed Pottery. Oxford: Clarendon Press

     

    Vroom, J., 2014. Byzantine to Modern Pottery in the Aegean: An introduction and field guide. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers

  • Household Archaeology

    Bouras, C., 1983. Houses in Byzantium, in Δελτίον XAE 11 (1982-1983), Περίοδος Δ'. Στη μνήμη του Αναστασίου Κ. Ορλάνδου (1887-1979). Athens:  EKT, 1-26.

     

    Bourbou, C.,  2013a.  All in the cooking pot.  Advances in the study of Byzantine diet, in I. Anagnostakis (ed), Flavours and Delights. Tastes and Pleasures of Ancient and Byzantine Cuisine. Athens: Armos Publications, 65-70.

     

    Bourbou C., 2013b. Are we what we eat? Reconstructing dietary patterns of Greek Byzantine populations (7th-13th centuries AD) through a multi-disciplinary approach, in S. Voutsaki and S.M. Valamoti (eds), Diet, Economy and Society in the Ancient Greek World. Towards a Better Integration of Archaeology and Science. Proceedings of the International Conference held at the Netherlands Institute at Athens on 22-24 March 2010. Leuven, Paris & Walpole: Peeters, 215-230.

     

    Bourbou, C. and M.P. Richards, 2007. The Middle Byzantine menu: Palaeodietary information from isotope analysis of humans and fauna from Kastella, Crete. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 17, 63-72.

     

    Bourbou, C., B.T. Fuller, S.J. Garvie-Lok, and M.P. Richards, 2011. Reconstructing the diets of Greek Byzantine populations (6th-15th centuries AD) using carbon and nitrogen stable isotope ratios. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 146, 569-581.

     

    Dark, K., 2002. Byzantine Pottery. Stroud: Tempus Publishing Limited.

     

    Dark, K.R., 2012. Houses, streets and shops in Byzantine Constantinople from the fifth t to the twelfth centuries. Journal of Medieval History 30:2. London: Routledge, 83-107.

     

    Grünbart, M., 2007. Store in a cool and dry place: perishable goods and their preservation in Byzantium, in L. Brubaker and K. Linardou (eds), Eat, Drink, and Be Merry (Luke 12:19) – Food and Wine in Byzantium. Papers of the 37th Annual Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, in Honour of Professor A.A.M. Bryer. Aldershot, Burlington: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 39-49.

     

    Hoffman, T., 2003. Ascalon ‘Arus Al-Sham: Domestic Architecture and the Development of a Byzantine-Islamic City. Unpublised doctoral thesis.

     

    Killebrew, A.E., B.J. Grantham, and S. Fine, 2003. A “Talmudic” house at Qasrin: On the use of domestic space and daily life during the Byzantine period. Near Eastern Archaeology 66(1), 59-72.

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    Koder, J., 2007. Stew and salted meat – opulent normality in the diet of every day?, in L. Brubaker and K. Linardou (eds), Eat, Drink, and Be Merry (Luke 12:19) – Food and Wine in Byzantium. Papers of the 37th Annual Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, in Honour of Professor A.A.M. Bryer. Aldershot, Burlington: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 59-72.

     

    Kondyli, F., 2012. Meeting the locals: Peasant families in the 13th-century Lemnos, in G. Saint-Guillain and D. Sthathakopoulos (eds), Liquid and Multiple: Individuals and Identities in the Thirteenth-Century Aegean. Paris: ACHByz, 75-90.

     

    Kotjabopoulou, E.,  Y. Hamilakis, P. Halstead, C. Gamble and P. Elefanti(eds), 2003. Zooarchaeology in Greece: Recent Advances. London: The British School at Athens.

     

    Kourelis, K., 2012. Byzantine houses and modern fictions: domesticating Mystras in 1930s Greece. Dumbarton Oaks Papers 65/66, 297-331.

     

    Mango, C., 1991. Approaches to Byzantine Architecture. Muqarnas 8, 40-44.

     

    Megaloudi, F., 2006. Plants and Diet in Greece from Neolithic to Classic Periods. BAR International Series 1516. Oxford: Archaeopress.

     

    McKesson Camp, J., 2003. Excavations in the Athenian Agora: 1998-2001. Hesperia: The Journal of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens 72(3), 241-280.

     

    Oikonomides, N., 1990. The contents of a Byzantine house from the 11th to the 15th century. Dumbarton Oaks Papers 44, 205-214.

     

    Pennycook, C., 2008. A Stable Isotope Reconstruction of Byzantine and Frankish Greek Diet in the Valley of Stymphalos. PhD-thesis. Ann Arbor :ProQuest, UMI Dissertations Publishing.

     

    Sigalos, L., 2003. Housing people in medieval Greece. International Journal of Archaeology 7(3), 195-221.

     

    Türkoğlu. İ., 2004. Byzantine houses in Western Anatolia: An architectural approach. Al-Masāq: Journal of the Medieval Mediterranean 16(1), 93-130.

     

    Türkoglu, I., 2010. Byzantine Houses in Western Anatolia: an architectural approach. Al-Masq: Journal of the Medieval Mediterranean 16(1). 93-130.

     

    Bouras, C., 1983. Houses in Byzantium. Δελτίον XAE 11 (1982-1983), Περίοδος Δ'. Στη μνήμη του Αναστασίου Κ. Ορλάνδου (1887-1979)• Σελ. 1-26.

     

    Vroom, J.A.C., 2000. Byzantine garlic and Turkish delight. Archaeological Dialogues 7(2), 199-216.

     

    Vroom, J.A.C, 2003.  After Antiquity, Ceramics and Society in the Aegean from the 7th 20th Century A.C.: A Case Study from Boeotia, Central Greece. Leiden University: Leiden, 303-358.

     

    Vroom, J.A.C., 2005. Byzantine to Modern Pottery in the Aegean: 7th to 20th Century: an Introduction and Field Guide. Utrecht: Parnassus Press.

     

    Vroom, J.A.C., 2007. The archaeology of Late Antique dining habits in the Eastern Med¬iterranean: a preliminary study of the evidence, in L. Lavan, E. Swift and T. Putzeys (eds), Objects in Context, Objects in Use. Material Spatiality in Late Antiquity. Leiden and Boston: Brill Publishers, 313-361.

     

    Vroom J., 2008. Dishing up history. Early Medieval ceramic finds from the Triconch Palace in Butrint. Mélanges de l’Ecole française de Rome, Moyen Âge 120(2), 291-305.

     

    Section MM, summaries for 1936. Unpublished excavation report. American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Accessed online 4-4-2048: www.agathe.gr.

     

     

  • Epigraphy

    Bouras, C., 2013. Byzantine Athens, 330-1453, in J. Albani and E. Chalkia (eds), Heaven & Earth: Cities and Countryside in Byzantine Greece, 168-180.

     

    Cébeillac-Gervasoni, M., M.L. Caldelli and F. Zevi, 2010. Epigrafia Latina – Ostia: Cento Iscrizione in Contesto. Roma: Edizioni Quasar

     

    Diamanti, C., 2010. Stamped Late Roman/Proto-Byzantine Amphoras From Halasarna of Kos. Rei Cretariae Romanae Factorum Acta 41, 1-8.

     

    Diamanti, C., 2012. Byzantine Emperors on Stamped Late Roman/Early Byzantine Amphoras. Rei Cretariae Romanae Factorum Acta 42, 1-5.

     

    Fournet, J.L. and D. Pieri, 2008. Les Dipinti Amphoriques D’Antinoopolis, in R. Pintaudi (ed), Antinoupolis I. Florence: Instituto Papirologico “G. Vitelli”, 175-216.

     

    Lang, M., 1974. Graffiti in the Athenian Agora.  Princeton (NJ) : American School of Classical Studies at Athens (Excavations of the Athenian Agora Picture Book No. 14).

     

    Lang, M., 1976. Graffiti and Dipinti. Princeton (NJ) : American School of Classical Studies at Athens (The Athenian Agora 21).

     

    Pieri, D., 2005. Le Commerce du Vin Oriental à L’Époque Byzantine (Ve-VIIe Siècles) – Le Témoignage des Amphores en Gaule. Beyrout: Institut Français du Proche-Orient (Bibliothèque Archéologique et Historique T. 174).

     

    Richardson, G., 2008. Brand Names before the Industrial Revolution. NBER (National Bureau of Economic Research) Working Paper Series.

     

  • Moving through Byzantine Shivta

    Avni, G. 2014. The Byzantine–Islamic Transition in Palestine, An Achaeological Approach. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

     

    Baumgarten, Y. 2004. Map of Shivta. Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority.

     

    Porta S., P. Crucitti and V. Latora 2005. The network analysis of urban streets: a primal approach. Environment and Planning B, 35(5), 705-725.

     

    Sevtsuk A. and M. Mekonnen 2012. Urban Network Analysis Toolbox, International Journal of Geomatics and Spatial Analysis, 22 (2), 287-305.

  • Bathing in Ephesus

    Bezeczky, T., 2013. The Amphorae of Roman Ephesus. Vienna: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften.

     

    Dauphin, C., 1997. Brothels, Baths, and Babes: Prostitution in the Byzantine Holy Land. Classics Ireland 3, 47-72.

     

    Herrin, J., 2013. Margins and Metropolis: Authority Across the Byzantine Empire. Jew Jersey: Princeton University Press.

     

    Koester, H., 1995. Ephesos: Metropolis of Asia. An interdisciplinary approach to its Archaeology, Religion and Culture. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

     

    Ladstätter, S., 2011. Ephesos in Byzantinischer Zeit: Das Letzte Kapitel der Geschichte einer Antiken Grossstadt, in F. Daim and S. Ladstätter (eds) Ephesos in Byzanitischer Zeit.  Mains:. Verlag des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums, 3-29.

     

    Lohuizen-Mulder, M., 1998. Frescoes in the Muslim Residence and Bathhouse Qusayr ‘Amra: Representations, Some of the Dionysiac Cycle, Made by Christian Painters From Egypt. BaBesch 73, 125-151.

     

    McGinn, T. A. J., 2004. The Economy of Prostitution in the Roman World: A Study of Social History and the Brothel. Michigan: University of Michigan Press.

     

    Noedl, H., 1997. Ephesos – Gesamntplan. Zeitschrift für klassische Archäologie 4 (VIII).

     

    Stephens Crawford, J., 1990. Byzantine shops at Sardis. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

     

    Taragan H., 2008. Constructing a Visual Rhetoric: Images of Craftsmen and Builders in the Umayyad Palace at Qusayr ‘Amra. Al-Masaq: Islam and the Medieval Mediterranean 20, 141-160.

     

    Vibert-Guigue, C. and G. Bisheh, 2007. Les peintures de Qusayr ʿAmra. Un bain omeyyade dans la badiya jordanienne. Beirut: Institut Francais du Proche-Orient./Amman: Departement of Antiquities of Jordan.

     

    Vroom, J.A.C., 2013. Digging for the ‘Byz’. Adventures into Byzantine and Ottoman archaeology in the eastern Mediterranean. Pharos XIX.2, 79-110.

  • Smoking in Athens

    Baram, U., 1999. Clay Tobacco Pipes and Coffee Cup Sherds in the Archaeology of the Middle East: Artifacts of Social Tensions from the Ottoman Past. International Journal of Historical Archaeology 3, 137-51.

     

    Thompson, H. and A. Wycherley, 1972. The Agora of Athens. The History, Shape and Uses of an Ancient City Center. Athens: The American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

     

    Vroom, J., 1996. Coffee and archaeology: A note on a Kütahya Ware find in Boeotia, Greece. PHAROS IV, 6-18.

     

    Vroom, J., 2000. Byzantine garlic and Turkish delight: Dining habits and cultural change in central Greece from Byzantine to Ottoman times. Archaeological Dialogues 7, 199-216.

     

    Vroom, J., 2013. Digging for the 'Byz'. Adventures into Byzantine and Ottoman archaeology in the eastern Mediterranean. PHAROS 19, 79-110.

  • Religion in Athens

    Choremi-Spetsieri, A., 2004. Roman Agora – Library of Hadrian. Athens: 2020 S.A. Archaeological promenades around the Acropolis volume 6.

     

    Frantz, A., 1961. The Middle Ages in the Athenian Agora. Meriden (CT): The Meriden Gravure Company.

     

    Hurwit, J. M., 1999. The Athenian Acropolis. History, Mythology, and Archaeology from the Neolithic Era to the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

     

    Kaldellis, A., 2009. The Christian Parthenon. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

     

    Karapanou, A., 2004. Great travellers in Athens. Athens: Museum of the City of Athens Vouros-Eutaxias Foundation.

     

    Karidis, D. N., 2014. Athens from 1456 to 1920. The Town under Ottoman Rule and the 19th-Century Capital City. Oxford: Archaeopress.

     

    Kiel, M., 2002. The Quatrefoil Plan in Ottoman Architecture Reconsidered in Light of the "Fethiye Mosque" of Athens. Muqarnas 19, 109-122.

     

    Ousterhout, R., 2005. “Bestride the very peak of Heaven”: The Parthenon after Antiquity, in J. Neils (ed), The Parthenon, from Antiquity to the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 293-314.

     

    Sagara, N., 2009. Les Monuments Ottomans d’Athènes au Fils de Temps, in J.C. David and S. Müller-Celka (eds), Patrimoines culturels en Méditerranée orientale : recherche scientifique et enjeux identitaires. 3e atelier (26 novembre 2009) : Les héritiers de l’Empire ottoman et l’héritage refusé. Lyon: Rencontres scientifiques en ligne de la Maison de l’Orient et de la Méditerranée.

     

    Schulze-Dörrlamm, M., 2010. Byzantinische Gürtelschnallen und Gürtelbeschläge im Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseum.Teil 2. Regensburg: Schnell & Steiner Verlag.

  • Religion in Ephesus

    Chavarrìa Arnau, A., 2009. Archeologia delle chiese. Dalle origini all’anno Mille. Roma:

    Carocci editore.

     

    Parrish, D., 2001. The urban plan and its constituent elements, Urbanism in Western Asia

    Minor. New Studies on Aphrodisias, Ephesos, Hierapolis, Pergamon, Perge and Xanthos. Journal of Roman Archaeology, 8-42.

     

    Parvis, M. M., 1945. Archaeology and St. Paul’s Journeys in Greek Lands: Ephesus. The

    Biblical Archaeologist 8(3), 61–73.

     

    Pillinger, R., 1996. Die Christlichen Denkmäler von Ephesus. Eine Bestandsaufnamhme

    als Rück-und Vorschau. Mitteilungen Zur Christlichen Archäologie 2, 39–70.

     

    Pülz, A., 2010. Ephesos als christiliches Pilgerzentrum. Mitteilungen Zur Christlichen

    Archäologie 16, 71–102.

     

    Raja, R., 2012. Urban Development and Regional Identity in the Eastern Roman Provinces, 50

    BC‐AD 250: Aphrodisias, Ephesos, Athens, Gerasa. Copenaghen: Museum

    Tusculanum Press. University of Copenaghen.

     

    Scherrer, P., 2001. The topography of Ephesos, Urbanism in Western Asia Minor. New

    Studies on Aphrodisias, Ephesos, Hierapolis, Pergamon, Perge and Xanthos. Journal of Roman Archaeology, 57–87.