Agriculture and Animal Husbandry: Specific

M-C. Amouretti, Le pain et l’huile dans la Grèce antique (Paris 1986).

M-C. Amouretti and J-P. Brun (eds.), La production du vin et de l’huile en Méditerranée [BCH Supplement 26] (Paris 1993).

D. W. Anthony, The Social and Economic Implications of the Domestication of the Horse (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania 1985).

D. Anthony, “The ‘Kurgan Culture’, Indo-European Origins, and the Domestication of the Horse,” Current Anthropology 27(1986) 291-313.

D. Anthony, “The Origins of Horseback Riding,” Scientific American (Dec. 1991) 94-101.

D. W. Anthony, The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze Age Riders from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World (Princeton 2007).

D. W. Anthony and D. R. Brown, “The Origins of Horseback Riding,” Antiquity 65(1991) 22-38.

C. Becker and H. Kroll, Das prähistorische Olynth: Ausgrabungen in der Toumba Agios Mamas 1994-1996. Ernährung und Rohstoffnutzung im Wandel (Rahden 2008).

P. P. Betancourt, “Recognition of Gardens and Fields in the Archaeological Record,” in F. Lang, C. Reinholdt, and J. Weilhartner (eds.), STEPHANOS ARISTEIOS. Archäologische Forschungen zwischen Nil und Istros: Festschrift für Stefan Hiller zum 65. Geburtstag (Vienna 2007) 23-30.

H. Blitzer, “Olive Cultivation and Oil Production in Minoan Crete,” in M-C. Amouretti and J-P. Brun (eds.), La production du vin et de l’huile en Méditerranée [BCH Supplement 26] (Paris 1993) 163-175.

J. Boessneck and A. von den Driesch, “Die zoologische Dokumentation der Reste von vier Pferden und einem Hund aus einem mykenischen Schachtgrab in Kokla bei Argos (Peloponnes),” Spixiana 7:3 (1984) 327-333.

E. Bloedow, “The Significance of the Goat in Minoan Culture,” PZ 78(2003) 1-59.

C. Boulotis, “To ladi stous mykenaïkous chronous,” in Elia kai Ladi (Athens 1996) 19-58.

C. Chang, “Sheep for the Ancestors: Ethnoarchaeology and the Study of Ancient Pastoralism,” in P. N. Kardulias (ed.), Beyond the Site: Regional Studies in the Aegean Area (Lanham 1994) 353-371.

C. Chang and H. A. Koster, “Beyond Bones: Toward an Archaeology of Pastoralism,” in M. B. Schiffer (ed.), Advances in Archaeological Method and Theory 9 (New York 1986) 97-148.

C. Chang and P. A. Tourtellotte, “The Ethnoarchaeological Survey of Pastoral Transhumant Sites in the Grevena Prefecture of Greece,” JFA 20(1993) 249-264.

J. F. Cherry, “Pastoralism and the Role of Animals in the Pre- and Protohistoric Economies of the Aegean,” in C. R. Whittaker (ed.), Pastoral Economies in Classical Antiquity (Cambridge 1988) 6-34.

S. Colledge, J. Conolly, and S. Shennan, “Archaeobotanical Evidence for the Spread of Farming in the Eastern Mediterranean,” Current Anthropology 45(2004) 35-58.

L. P. Day, “Dog Burials in the Greek World,” AJA 88(1984) 21-32.

E. E. Deligianni, “To krasi ste minoïke Krete,” in Proceedings of the 8th International Cretological Congress (Heraklion, 9-14 September 1996) A1 [Heraklion 2000] 355-371.

W. Donlan, “The Homeric Economy,” in I. Morris and B. Powell (eds.), A New Companion to Homer [Mnemosyne Supplement 163] (Leiden/New York/Köln 1997) 649-667.

M. Follieri and G. B. L. Coccolini, “Food Plants and Climate of Minoan Crete,” Giornale Botanico Italiano 116(1982) 149-150.

H. Forbes, “Ethnoarchaeology and the Place of the Olive in the Economy of the Southern Argolid, Greece,” in M-C. Amouretti and J-P. Brun (eds.), La production du vin et de l’huile en Méditerranée [BCH Supplement 26] (Paris 1993) 213-226.

H. Forbes, “The Identification of Pastoralist Sites within the Context of Estate-based Agriculture in Ancient Greece: Beyond the Transhumance versus Agro-pastoralism Debate,” BSA 90(1995) 325-338.

M. Fotiadis, Economy, Ecology and Settlement among Subsistence Farmers in the Serres Basin, Northeastern Greece, 5000 – 1000 B.C. (Ph.D. dissertation, Indiana University 1985).

L. Foxhall, Olive Cultivation within Greek and Roman Agriculture: The Ancient Economy Revisited (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Liverpool 1990).

L. Foxhall, “Oil Extraction and Processing Equipment in Classical Greece,” in M-C. Amouretti and J-P. Brun (eds.), La production du vin et de l’huile en Méditerranée [BCH Supplement 26] (Paris 1993) 183-200.

L. Foxhall and H. A. Forbes, “Sitometreia: The Role of Grain as a Staple Food in Classical Antiquity,” Chiron 12(1982) 41-90.

T. W. Gallant, A Fisherman’s Tale: An Analysis of the Potential Productivity of Fishing in the Ancient World [Miscellanea Graeca 7] (Gent 1985).

H. J. Greenfield, “The Origins of Milk and Wool Production in the Old World: A Zooarchaeological Perspective from the Central Balkans,” Current Anthropology 29(1988) 573-593.

J. R. A. Greig and P. M. Warren, “Early Bronze Age Agriculture in Western Crete,” Antiquity 48(1974) 130-132.

S. Hadjisavvas, Olive Oil Processing in Cyprus. From the Bronze Age to the Byzantine Period [SIMA 99] (Nicosia 1992).

P. Halstead, “Counting Sheep in Neolithic and Bronze Age Greece,” in I. Hodder, G. Isaac, and N. Hammond (eds.), Pattern of the Past: Studies in Honour of David Clarke (Cambridge 1981) 307-339.

P. Halstead, “Traditional and Ancient Rural Economy in Mediterranean Europe: Plus Ça Change?,” JHS 107(1987) 77-87.

P. Halstead, “The Economy Has a Normal Surplus: Economic Stability and Social Change among Early Farming Communities of Thessaly, Greece,” in P. Halstead and J. O’Shea (eds.), Bad Year Economics: Cultural Responses to Risk and Uncertainty (Cambridge 1989) 68-80.

P. Halstead, “Like Rising Damp? An Ecological Approach to the Spread of Farming in South East and Central Europe,” in A. Milles, D. Williams, and N. Gardner (eds.), The Beginnings of Agriculture (Oxford 1989) 23-53.

P. Halstead, “Present to Past in the Pindhos: Diversification and Specialization in Mountain Economies,” Rivista di Studi Liguri 56(1990) 61-80.

P. Halstead, “Lost Sheep? On the Linear B Evidence for Breeding Flocks at Knossos and Pylos,” Minos 25-26(1990-91) 343-365.

P. Halstead, “Dimini and the ‘DMP’: Faunal Remains and Animal Exploitation in Late Neolithic Thessaly,” BSA 87(1992) 29-59.

P. Halstead, “Agriculture in the Bronze Age Aegean: Towards a Model of Palatial Economy,” in B. Wells (ed.),  Agriculture in Ancient Greece (Stockholm 1992) 105-117.

P. Halstead, “From Reciprocity to Redistribution: Modelling the Exchange of Livestock in Neolithic Greece,” Anthropologica 16(1992) 19-30.

P. Halstead, “Late Bronze Age Grain Crops and Linear B Ideograms *65, *120, and *121,” BSA 90(1995) 229-234.

P. Halstead, “Pastoralism or Household Herding? Problems of Scale and Specialization in Early Greek Animal Husbandry,” World Archaeology 28(1996) 20-42.

P. Halstead, “The Development of Agriculture and Pastoralism in Greece: When, How, Who and What?,” in D. R. Harris (ed.), The Origins and Spread of Agriculture and Pastoralism in Eurasia (London 1996) 296-309.

P. Halstead, “Linear B Evidence for the Management of Sheep Breeding at Knossos: Production Targets and Deficits in the KN Dl(1) and Do Sets,” Minos 31-32(1996-97) 187-199.

P. Halstead, “Mycenaean Agriculture: The Nature of Palatial Intervention,” BICS 43(1999) 211-212.

P. Halstead, “Mycenaean Wheat, Flax and Sheep: Palatial Intervention in Farming and its Implications for Rural Society,” in S. Voutsaki and J. Killen (eds.), Economy and Politics in the Mycenaean Palace States (Cambridge 2001) 38-50.

P. Halstead, “Texts, Bones and Herders: Approaches to Animal Husbandry in Late Bronze Age Greece,” in J. Bennet and J. Driessen (eds.), A-NA-QO-TA: Studies Presented to John T. Killen [Minos 33-34 (1998-99)] (Salamanca 2002) 149-189.

P. Halstead, “Texts and Bones: Contrasting Linear B and Archaeozoological Evidence for Animal Exploitation in Mycenaean Southern Greece,” in E. Kotjabopoulou, Y. Hamilakis, P. Halstead, C. Gamble, and P. Elefanti (eds.), Zooarchaeology in Greece: Recent Advances (London 2003) 257-261.

P. Halstead, “Life After Mediterranean Polyculture: the Subsistence Subsystem and the Emergence of Civilisation Revisited,” in J. C. Barrett and P. Halstead (eds.), The Emergence of Civilisation Revisited [Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 6] (Oxford 2004) 189-206.

P. Halstead and G. Jones, “Agrarian Ecology in the Greek Islands: Time, Stress, Scale and Risk,” JHS 109(1989) 41-55.

Y. Hamilakis, “Wine, Oil and the Dialectics of Power in Bronze Age Crete: A Review of the Evidence,” OJA 15(1996) 1-32.

Y. Hamilakis, “Food Technologies/Technologies of the Body: the Social Context of Wine and Oil Production and Consumption in Bronze Age Crete,” World Archaeology 31(1999) 38-54.

B. Hänsel and S. Zimmer (eds.), Die Indogermanen und das Pferd [Festschrift B. Schlerath] (Budapest 1994).

J. M. Hansen, “Agriculture in the Prehistoric Aegean: Data versus Speculation,” AJA 92(1988) 39-52.

J. Harlan, “Plant Domestication: Diffuse Origins and Diffusions,” in C. Bargozzi (ed.), The Origin and Domestication of Cultivated Plants (Amsterdam 1986) 21-34.

M. Heltzer, “Olive Oil and Wine Production in Phoenicia and in the Mediterranean Trade,” in M-C. Amouretti and J-P. Brun (eds.), La production du vin et de l’huile en Méditerranée [BCH Supplement 26] (Paris 1993) 49-54.

G. Hillman, “Reconstructing Crop Husbandry Practices from Charred Remains of Crops,” in R. Mercer (ed.), Farming Practices in British Prehistory (Edinburgh 1981) 123-162.

G. C. Hillman, “Interpretation of Archaeological Plant Remains: The Application of Ethnographic Models from Turkey,” in W. van Zeist and W. A. Casparie (eds.), Plants and Ancient Man: Studies in Palaeoethnobotany (Rotterdam 1984) 1-41.

V. Isaakidou, “Ploughing with Cows: Knossos and the Secondary Products Revolution,” in D. Serjeantson and D. Field (eds.), Animals in the Neolithic of Britain and Europe (Oxford 2006) 95-112.

G. E. M. Jones, “Crop Processing at Assiros Toumba: A Taphonomic Study,” ZfA 15(1981) 105-111.

G. E. M. Jones, “The LM II Plant Remains,” in M. R. Popham (ed.), The Minoan Unexplored Mansion at Knossos [BSA Supplement 17] (London 1984) 303-306.

G. Jones, “Agricultural Practice in Greek Prehistory,” BSA 82(1987) 115-123.

G. Jones, “Charred Grain from Late Bronze Age Gla, Boeotia,” BSA 90(1995) 235-238.

J. T. Killen, “The Role of the State in Wheat and Olive Production in Mycenaean Crete,” Aevum 72(1998) 19-23.

A. Livarda, “The Archaeobotanical Remains,” in E. Hatzaki, M. Prent, J. N. Coldstream, D. Evely, and A. Livarda, “Knossos, The Little Palace North Project, Part I: The Early Greek Periods,” BSA 103(2008) 259-271.

B. Logothetes, E exelixes tes ambelou kai tes ambelourgias eis ten Ellada kata ta archaiologika evremata kai tis perioches (Thessalonika 1970).

B. Logothetis, Contribution du vin à la civilization de la Grèce et de la Méditerranée orientale (Thessalonika 1975).

E. Kosmetatou, “Horse Sacrifices in Greece and Cyprus,” JPR 7(1993) 31-41.

I. Mainland and P. Halstead, “The Diet and Management of Domestic Sheep and Goats at Neolithic Makriyialos, N. Greece,” in J. Davies, M. Fabis, I. Mainland, M. Richards, and R. Thomas (eds.), Diet and Health in Past Animal Populations: Current Research and Future Directions (Oxford 2005) 104-112.

E. A. Mancz, An Examination of Changing Patterns of Animal-Husbandry of the Late Bronze Age and Dark Ages of Nichoria in the Southwestern Peloponnese (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Minnesota 1989; University Microfilms International #89-18286).

R. H. Meadow and H. P. Uerpmann (eds.), Equids in the Ancient World I-II (Wiesbaden 1986).

M. Nugent, “Picturing the Feast – Recipes as Art. Botanic Motifs of the Late Bronze Age Cycladic Islands,” in L. A. Hitchcock, R. Laffineur, and J. Crowley (eds.), DAIS: The Aegean Feast [Aegaeum 29] (Liège/Austin 2008) 277-284.

T. G. Palaima, “The Knossos Oxen Dossier: The Use of Oxen in Mycenaean Crete,”  in J-P. Olivier [ed.], Mykenaïka [BCH Supplement 25] (1992) 463-474.

R. Palmer, Wine in the Mycenaean Palace Economy (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Cincinnati 1989).

R. Palmer, “Wheat and Barley in Mycenaean Society,” in J-P. Olivier [ed.], Mykenaïka [BCH Supplement 25] (1992) 475- 495.

R. Palmer, Wine in the Mycenaean Palace Economy [Aegaeum 10] (Liège/Austin 1994).

R. Palmer, “Wine and Viticulture in the Linear A and B Texts of the Bronze Age Aegean,” in P. E. McGovern, S. J. Fleming, and S. H. Katz (eds.), The Origins and Ancient History of Wine (Philadelphia 1995) 269-285.

R. Palmer, “Bridging the Gap: The Continuity of Greek Agriculture from the Mycenaean to the Historical Period,” in D. W. Tandy (ed.), Prehistory and History: Ethnicity, Class and Political Economy (Montreal 2001) 41-84.

D. J. Pullen, “Ox and Plow in the Early Bronze Age Aegean,” AJA 96(1992) 45-54.

O. Rackham, J. Moody, L. Nixon, and S. Price, “Some Field Systems in Crete,” in O. Krzsyzkowska (ed.), Cretan Offerings: Studies in Honour of Peter Warren [BSA Studies 18] (London 2010) 269-284.

O. Rackham and J. A. Moody, “Terraces,” in B. Wells (ed.),  Agriculture in Ancient Greece (Stockholm 1992) 123-130.

D. S. Reese, “Equid Sacrifices/Burials in Greece and Cyprus: An Addendum,” JPR 9(1995) 35-42.

J. M. Renfrew, “Palaeobotanical Finds of Vitis from Greece,” in P. E. McGovern, S. J. Fleming, and S. H. Katz (eds.), The Origins and Ancient History of Wine (Philadelphia 1995) 255-267.

F. R. Riley, “Olive Oil Production on Bronze Age Crete: Nutritional Properties, Processing Methods and Storage Life of Minoan Olive Oil,” OJA 21(2002) 63-75.

P. Rowly-Conwy, “Early Domestic Animals in Europe: Imported or Locally Domesticated?,” in A. J. Ammerman and P. Biagi (eds.), The Widening Harvest (Boston 2003) 99-117.

C. Runnels and J. Hansen, “The Olive in the Prehistoric Aegean: The Evidence for Domestication in the Early Bronze Age,” OJA 5(1986) 299-308.

A. Sarpaki, The Palaeoethnobotany of the West House at Akrotiri, Thera: A Case Study (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Sheffield 1987).

A. Sarpaki, “The Palaeoethnobotanical Approach. The Mediterranean Triad, or Is It a Quartet?,” in B. Wells (ed.),  Agriculture in Ancient Greece (Stockholm 1992) 61-76.

A. Sarpaki, “A Palaeoethnobotanical Study of the West House, Akrotiri, Thera,” BSA 87(1992) 219-230.

A. Sarpaki, “E archailogike oratoteta tes ambelou sten Krete kai ston Elladiko choro sten proïstorike epoche,” Pepragmena tou Z’ Diethnous Kretologikou Synedriou (Rethymno 1995) A2: 841-861.

A. Sarpaki, “Processed Cerals and Pulses from the Late Bronze Age Site of Akrotiri, Thera: Preparations Prior to Consumption: A Preliminary Approach to Their Study,” BSA 96(2001) 27-40.

A. Sarpaki, “Condiments, Perfume, and Dye Plants in Linear B: A Look at the Textual and Archaeobotanical Evidence,” in A. Michailidou (ed.), Manufacture and Measurement: Counting, Measuring and Recording Craft Items in Early Aegean Societies (Athens 2001) 195-265.

A. Sarpaki, “Knossos, Crete: Invaders, ‘Sea Goers’, or Previously ‘Invisible’, the Neolithic Plant Economy Appears Fully Fledged in 9,000 BP,” in A. Fairbairn and E. Weiss (eds.), From Foragers to Farmers: Papers in Honour of Gordon C. Hillman (Oxford 2009) 220-234.

A. Sarpaki and G. Jones, “Ancient and Modern Cultivation of Lathyrus clymenum in the Greek Islands,” BSA 85(1990) 363-368.

G. Sfikas, Trees and Shrubs of Greece (Athens 1995).

A. G. Sherratt, “The Secondary Exploitation of Animals in the Old World,” World Archaeology 15(1983) 90-104.

Y. Tzedakis and H. Martlew (eds.), Minoans and Mycenaeans: Flavours of Their Time (Athens 1999).

S. M. Valamoti, “Traditional Foods and Culinary Novelties in Neolithic and Bronze Age Northern Greece: An Overview of the Archaeobotanical Evidence,” in C. Mee and J. Renard (eds.), Cooking Up the Past: Food and Culinary Activities in the Neolithic and Bronze Age Aegean (Oxford 2007) 89-108.

S. M. Valamoti and G. Jones, “Plant Diversity and Storage at Mandalo, Macedonia, Greece: Archaeobotanical Evidence from the Final Neolithic and Early Bronze Age,” BSA 98(2003) 1-35.

S. M. Valamoti, M. Mangafa, Ch. Koukouli-Chrysanthaki, and D. Malamidou, “Grape-pressings from Northern Greece: The Earliest Wine in the Aegean”,” Antiquity 81(2007) 54-61.

E. A. Vardaki, “Animal Husbandry Revisited: the Social Significance of Meat Consumption in a Highland Village of Mt. Psiloritis, Central Crete,” in P. Halstead and J. C. Barrett (eds.), Food, Cuisine and Society in Prehistoric Greece [Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 5] (Oxford 2004) 196-205.

K. F. Vickery, “Food in Early Greece,” Studies in the Social Sciences 20(1936) 9-97.

B. West and B-X. Zhou, “Did Chickens Go North? New Evidence for Domestication,” JAS 15(1988) 515-533.

J. C. Wright. “Empty  Cups and Empty Jugs: The Social Role of Wine in Minoan and Mycenaean Societies,” in P. E. McGovern, S. J. Fleming, and S. H. Katz (eds.), The Origins and Ancient History of Wine (Philadelphia 1995) 287-309.

J. Yakar, “Meat in the Diet of Early Bronze Age Anatolian Farmers,” in R. M. Boehmer and J. Maran (eds.), Lux Orientis: Archäologie zwischen Asien und Europa. Festschrift für Harald Hauptmann zum 65. Geburtstag (Rahden 2001) 433-442.


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