Ancient Greek Houses and Households

Expanding both the geographical range and the diversity of sites considered in the study of ancient Greek housing, Ancient Greek Houses and Households views Greek houses and the archaeological artifacts found within them as a means of investigating the basic unit of Greek society: the household.

Ancient Greek Houses and Households
Chronological, Regional, and Social Diversity

Bradley A. Ault and Lisa C. Nevett, Editors

2005 | 200 pages | Cloth $59.95
Archaeology | Classics | Architecture
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface

1. Introduction
—Lisa C. Nevett
2. Structural Change in Archaic Greek Housing
—Franziska Lang
3. Security, Synoikismos, and Koinon as Determinants for Troad Housing in Classical and Hellenistic Times
—William Aylward
4. Household Industry in Anatolia and Greece
—Nicholas Cahill
5. Living and Working around the Athenian Agora: A Preliminary Case Study of Three Houses
—Barbara Tsakirgis
6. Between Urban and Rural: House-Form and Social Relations in Attic Villages and Deme Centers
—Lisa C. Nevett
7. Houses at Leukas in Acarnania. A Case Study in Ancient Household Organization
—Manuel Fiedler
8. Modest Housing in Late Hellenistic Delos
—Monika Trümper
9. Housing the Poor and Homeless in Ancient Greece
—Bradley A. Ault
10. Summing Up: Whither the Archaeology of the Greek Household?
—Bradley A. Ault and Lisa C. Nevett

Glossary
Index
Acknowledgments
Contributors