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Europe before Rome: A Site-by-Site Tour of the Stone, Bronze, and Iron Ages

T. Douglas Price

Abstract

Werner Herzog's 2011 film Cave of Forgotten Dreams, about the painted caves at Chauvet, France brought a glimpse of Europe's extraordinary prehistory to a popular audience. But paleolithic cave paintings, stunning as they are, form just a part of a story that begins with the arrival of the first humans to Europe 1.3 million years ago, and culminates in the achievements of Greece and Rome. In Europe before Rome, T. Douglas Price takes readers on a guided tour through dozens of the most important prehistoric sites on the continent, from very recent discoveries to some of the most famous and puzz ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199914708
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199914708.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

T. Douglas Price, author