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By Andrew Shapland,Evangelia Stefani

This quantity makes a speciality of a formative interval within the background and archaeology of northern Greece. the last decade following 1912, whilst Thessaloniki turned a part of Greece, used to be a interval marked by way of a rare internationalism due to the inhabitants pursuits because of the moving of nationwide borders and the troop hobbies which observed the 1st international War.

The papers gathered right here glance essentially on the effect of the discoveries of the military of the Orient at the archaeological learn of the zone of Macedonia. ensuing collections of antiquities at the moment are held in Thessaloniki, London, Paris, Edinburgh and Oxford. quite a few experts learn every 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 quantity is the rising discussion among the archaeological is still of Macedonia and the politics of Hellenism. a couple of authors reflect on how archaeological interpretation was once formed through the incorporation of Macedonia into Greece. different authors describe how the politics of the crusade, within which Greece used to be firstly a impartial accomplice, had implications either for the management of archaeological unearths and their next dispersal. a selected concentration is the ancient personalities who have been concerned and the websites they found. The function of the Greek Archaeological provider, rather within the safety of antiquities, in addition to selling excavation within the aftermath of the 1917 nice hearth of Thessaloniki, can also be considered.

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