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The sumptuous tradition of the traditional Greeks has usually been defined as rising like a miracle from a genius of its personal, owing virtually not anything to its buddies. Walter Burkert bargains a decisive argument opposed to that distorted view, pointing towards a balanced photo of the archaic interval "in which, less than the impact of the Semitic East--from writers, craftsmen, retailers, healers--Greek tradition all started its specific flowering, quickly to imagine cultural hegemony within the Mediterranean.

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386; A b y d e n o s : FGrHist 685 F five § 6; Streck (1916) c c c x c i - i i i . T h e m o r e real t r a d i t i o n is to be f o u n d w i t h A b y d e n o s ; see M o m i g l i a n o (1934); cf. M a z z a r i n o (1947) one hundred twenty five f. , B o a r d m a n (1965). 22. B o r g e r (1956) 60; L u c okay e n b i l l (1927) I I § 690. 23. First m e n t i o n e d b y H d t . 2. a hundred and fifty. three and H e l l a n i okay o s , FGrHist four F sixty three, i. e. , prior to the histories o f Ktesias. See Streck (1916) I c c c l x x x v i - c d v ; an i m p o r t a n t d o c u m e n t is Streck I I one hundred forty f , the p r i s m o f A s h u r b a n i p a l c o n t a i n i n g a listing o f kings o f C y p r u s ; cf. C. B a u r a i n , BCH one hundred and five (1981) 366-370. 24. for that reason G. Scheibner, Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift der Friedrich-Schiller-Universitat Jena, gesellsch. u. sprachwiss. , Reihe 15 ( 965) nine three - nine 6 , t h i n ok s it is a terminus ante quern for the H o m e r i c poems w h i c h a c ok n o w l e d g e the riches o f Sidon; cf. B u r okay e r t , WSt 89 (1976) 20. T 25. For a number of the consecutive types o f the contacts w i t h L y d i a i n Ashurbanipal's Annals see C o g a n and T a d m o r (1977); the ultimate model is i n Streck (1916) I I 2 zero - 2 three ; cf- L u c okay e n b i l l (1927) I I §§ 849, 909 f. 26. H e r o d o t u s five. 49-53 describes the " R o y a l R o a d " w h i c h nonetheless is going through G o r d i o n i n P h r y g i a ; i. e. , i t presupposes the r o u t e P h r y g i a C i l i c i a - A s s y r i a , while X e n o p h o n i n the provider o f C y r u s t o o okay the shorter r o u t e through ok e l a i n a i - I ok o n i o n . See R. W M a c a n , Herodotus Books IV V VI (1895) I I 289-303; H a n f m a n n (1948). earlier than the discoveries at Euboea and A l M i n a , students, f o l l o w i n g H o g a r t h (1909), had overvalued the i m p o r t a n c e o f " I o n i a " i n Asia M i n o r as to oriental contacts for the early p e r i o d . Barnett (1956) had ass u m e d one other r o u t e f r o m U r a r t u t o Trapezunt on the Black Sea; contra, Carter (1972) forty-one w i t h n . 86. For a reassessment o f the dev e l o p m e n t o f Ionia see R. M . C o o ok , " I o n i a and Greece i n the E i g h t h and 7th Centuries B . C . , " JHS sixty six (1946) 6 7 - nine eight . 161 N O T E S T O P A G E S I five - I 6 O R I E N T A L P R O D U C T S I N GREECE 1. See Poulsen (1912), D u n b a b i n (1957), A okay u r g a l (1968), H e r r m a n n (1975), H e l c okay , (1979), B o a r d m a n (1980), B r a u n (1982a), okay o p e okay e (1990); cf. additionally I n t r o d u c t i o n at notice sixteen. 2. Barnett (1948), (1956); Greifenhagen (1965); B. FreyerSchauenburg, Elfenbeine aus dem samischen Heraion (1966); E . - L . M a r a n g o u , Lakonische Elfenbeinund Beinschnitzereien (1969); I . wintry weather, Iraq 38 (1976) 1-26; G. H e r r m a n n , Iraq fifty one (1989) 85-109; see additionally H e l c okay (1979) a hundred seventy five n. 28; B o a r d m a n (1980) sixty two f. , w h o additionally illustrates the outstanding i v o r y statuettes f r o m a t o m b at A t h e n s , t h i r d sector o f the e i g h t h century. three. E. D i e h l , AA 1965, 827-850; R.

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