Synoikismos: The Formation and Form of Ancient Greek Cities

Universite de Montreal, Carrefour des arts et des sciences, Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, Room C-1017-02 3150, rue Jean Brillant, Montreal, QC

In-person lecture by Bradley Ault Following the Late Bronze Age “collapse” of Mycenaean civilization (ca. 1200 BCE), the formative Greek states and the palace centers that spawned them had vanished. What emerged in their wake over the course of the following centuries was the city-state or polis, a system with a remarkably different pedigree. Bottom-up […]