Julia Tzvetkova. History of the Thracian Chersonese: From the Trojan War until the Time of the Roman Conquest. In Bulgarian with an extended summary in English.


Table of contents /summary/


The Thracian Chersonese in ancient sources and modern historiography

Part 1. The Historical Geography of the Thracian Chersonese

The Gallipoli peninsula today – geographical characteristics of the region

1.1. The name “Thracian Chersonese“ as a geographical term in the ancient tradition

1.2. Borders and geographical extent

1.3. Characteristics of the palaeo-environment

1.3.1. Relief

1.3.2. Climate

1.3.3. Water

1.3.4. Flora and Fauna

1.3.5. Economic potential

1.4. The toponymy of the peninsula

1.5. Settlements and settlement system

1.5.1. Settlements in the inland of the peninsula

1.5.2. Settlements on the North-West shore

1.5.3. Settlements on the South-Eastern shore

1.5.4. Incerti

1.5.5. Errata

1.5.6. General characteristic of the settlement system

1.6. Transport and communications

1.7. Ethnic structure and population

1.8. Cults and cult places

1.8.1. The religion of the Thracians in the region of the Thracian Chersonese

1.8.2. The pantheon of the Greek colonies

1.8.3. Common regional cults

1.9. General conclusions

Part 2. Historical development of the Thracian Chersonese until the Macedonian conquest

2.1. The period of the Trojan War

2.2. The pre-Greek population of the peninsula

2.3. The settlement of the Greeks

2.4. The Philaids in the Thracian Chersonese

2.4.1. Miltiades the son of Kypselos

2.4.2. Stesagoras

2.4.3. Miltiades the son of Kimon

2.4.4. The state of the Philaids

2.5. Under Persian rule

2.5.1. The Conquest

2.5.2. In the system of Persian rule

2.6. The Thracian Chersonese and the Greek world in the 5th and 4th c. BC

2.6.1. In the Delian league

2.6.2. The Peloponnesian War

2.6.3. Between Athens and Sparta

2.7. The Thracians and the Thracian Chersonese (5th – early 4th c. BC)

2.7.1. „The Thracians without kings“

2.7.2. The Thracian Chersonese and the Odrysian rulers

2.8. „The War over for the Chersonese“

2.8.1. Kotys

2.8.2. Kersebleptes

2.9. The long epilogue

2.9.1. The Macedonian expansion

2.9.2. The Thracian Chersonese in the Hellenistic period




История на Тракийския Херсонес. От Троянската война до времето на римското завоевание


Publisher Faber
Language Bulgarian with extended summary in English
Pages 336
Illustrations b/w and color figures, maps
Binding paperback
ISBN 978–954–400–001–1
Creation date 2008
Size 16 х 24 cm

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