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Olive Cultivation in Ancient Greece

Seeking the Ancient Economy

by Lin Foxhall

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture & related industries,
  • Crop husbandry,
  • Economic history,
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Agriculture - General,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • History / Ancient / Greece,
  • Agriculture, Ancient,
  • Greece,
  • Olive,
  • Olive oil

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10138224M
    ISBN 100198152884
    ISBN 109780198152880


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Get this from a library. Olive cultivation in ancient Greece: seeking the ancient economy. [Lin Foxhall] -- An examination of olive Olive Cultivation in Ancient Greece book as a way of understanding ancient Greek agriculture in its different settings. The author assembles evidence from written sources, archaeology, and visual images.

Olive Cultivation in Ancient Greece: Seeking the Ancient Economy: : Foxhall, Lin: BooksAuthor: Lin Foxhall. Olive Cultivation in Ancient Greece by Lin Foxhall,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(2). Lin Foxhall explores the cultivation of the olive as an extended case study for understanding ancient Greek agriculture in its landscape, economic, Olive Cultivation in Ancient Greece book, and political settings.

Evidence from written sources, archaeology, and visual images is assembled to focus on what was special about the cultivation and processing of the olive in classical and archaic Greece, and how and why.

More than a narrowly conceived book about olive production, it is in fact about the larger ancient economy, exploring how the cultivation of the olive in archaic and classical Greece (ca.

– b.c.e.) fits into agricultural structures and how it can be read as a cultural manipulation of the natural : David W. Tandy. Publisher Summary. This chapter summarizes the history of olive oil cultivation in desert regions.

The exact place where olive cultivation began Olive Cultivation in Ancient Greece book not yet been discovered; however, it is commonly suggested that the drylands extending from the southern Caucasus to the Iranian plateau, and the Mediterranean coasts of Syria to Israel, are the original home of the olive tree.

Olive cultivation in ancient Greece: seeking the ancient economy. xviii+ pages, 66 illustrations, 8 tables. Oxford: Oxford University Press; hardback £ - Volume 82 Author: Jean-Pierre Brun. Olive Cultivation in Ancient Greece: Seeking the Ancient Economy eBook: Foxhall, Lin: : Kindle StoreAuthor: Lin Foxhall.

Download Citation | Olive Cultivation in Ancient Greece book Jan 1,Lin Foxhall and others published Olive Cultivation in Ancient Greece: Seeking the Ancient Economy | Find, read and Author: Lin Foxhall.

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Olive cultivation in ancient Greece: seeking the ancient economy. [Lin Foxhall] -- An examination of olive cultivation as a way of understanding ancient Greek agriculture in its landscape, economic, social, and political settings.

Lin. Olive Cultivation in Ancient Greece is a groundbreaking book in many ways. Foxhall's extensive research in, and analysis of, the archaeological remains challenges many long-held assumptions Olive Cultivation in Ancient Greece book the olive and its role in ancient Greek culture.

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Risultati di ricerca per Author: Lin Foxhall. Table of Contents for Olive cultivation in ancient Greece: seeking the ancient economy / Lin Foxhall, available from the Library of Congress.

Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. Lin Foxhall explores the cultivation of the olive as an extended case study for understanding ancient Greek agriculture in its landscape, economic, social, and political settings.

Evidence from written sources, archaeology, and visual images is assembled to focus on what was special about the cultivation and processing of the olive in classical and archaic Greece. Olive trees and their cultivation in ancient Greece go back millennia to 50 –60 years ago, when mythology blends with history, as confirmed by archaeological excavations.

Olive oil is considered to be a “national product” because of its economic, social, dietary, and cultural : Vassilis Zampounis, Kostas Kontothanasis, Efi Christopoulou. Lin Foxhall is among the foremost authorities on ancient agriculture and, with Olive Cultivation in Ancient Greece, she continues her practice of making important contributions to that field and also to ancient economic history.

Foxhall insists on examining the ecological and cultural context in which agriculture takes place, so her study is not narrowly focused on olive cultivation but Author: David B. Hollander. The olive tree was a symbol for the Romans just as it was for the Greeks and other nations.

Romans and Greeks developed all aspects of olive cultivation, production, and processing. The olive tree Olea europaea L. belongs to the Oleaceae family.

There have been several views presented by many researchers about the origin of the olive tree, such Author: Giorgos Kostelenos, Apostolos Kiritsakis. The old oil mill of Paipetis in the village of Kinopiastes of Corfu hosts today the Olive Museum of the island.

It operated as an oil mill from the end of the 19 th century until the 70s, while after it was turned into a museum. All the equipment of the old mill is now part of the exhibits of the Olive Museum, as well as the tools that were used for the harvesting of fruits and various.

Olive Cultivation. The photograph at the top of this page shows olives harvested and ready to take to the mill (Photo Yvonne Barton) The most popular article in the MGS journal, The Mediterranean Garden, has proved to be one about pruning olive seems that gardening in a Mediterranean country goes hand in hand with growing olives – from planting a new grove to.

In the case of the Vouves Olive, it could be much younger than earlier estimates or even than the ancient tree in Finix (Sfakia). Inside the Monumental Olive Tree of Vouves InMunicipality of Platanias and Terra Creta organized for first time a harvesting event where 55 kgr of olives has been collected and kgr of olive oil was.

The importance of olive oil in Ancient Greece. According to ancient Greeks, Dactyls are the ones that disseminated the olive in the Greek mainland.

The Cretan Kouritis brought and planted the first olive tree in Olympia and was the founder of the. Michelle Lessard asked Agelarakis about the use of olives and olive oil in antiquity, ancient and traditional cultivation methods, and olives and human nutrition and health.

Today, many people consider olive oil a health food. Did the ancient Greeks view it in a nutritional sense or was it valued simply for flavor or other properties. THE OLIVE Foxhall (L.) Olive Cultivation in Ancient Greece: Seeking the Ancient Economy.

xviii +figs, ills. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Cased, £ ISBN: doi: 1 0. 1 0 1 7/SX 1 1 00 1 This is an important volume, one that perhaps F. alone could have produced, and it is to be welcomed. When a group of LDS scholars collaborated in under the auspices of the Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies to publish a book on the allegory of the olive tree in Jacob 5, 1 few substantial works on olive production in the ancient world existed.

Now, two new archaeological books add a wealth of information to our understanding of the importance of. The Olive Tree in Ancient Greece The olive tree figures large in the Greek myths and in essence is at the very foundations of western civilization. According to legend, Athens got its name after the goddess Athena and the god Poseidon competed to deliver the most useful gift to mankind.

At The Ancient Olive and Fig & Julep, we invite you to explore and experience our gourmet food shops where you can sample Spanish olives, French mustards, award-winning preserves, dry-cured sausages, nuts, hand-crafted pastas, unique cocktail mixers and so much more.

Olive Oil Production in Greece Report on the Olive Oil Production Tour ( to) By Paul Vossen Background The country of Greece lies in the southeast corner of Europe. It has a total area ofsq. km (50, sq. miles), of which about one-fifth is composed of islands in the Aegean and Ionian seas.

Athens is the capital and File Size: KB. Cultivation of the olive is as old as the civilizations that encircle the Mediterranean Sea. Evidence that people had learned the secrets to making olives edible date from the isle of Crete in.

Chapter One The current status of and major trends in the world olive oil industry. The current status of the olive oil industry 3 World olive oil production 4 Olive oil consumption 5 Olive oil trade 8 Market-differentiating trends in the olive oil industry 11 Premium olive oil quality 11 Olive oil, health trends and the Mediterranean diet 13 Author: Zeev Wiesman.

The Olive in Greco-Roman Religion John Franklin Hall. In an offering of papers overwhelmingly directed toward concerns of the ancient Near East and Israelite religion, whether of the Old World or New, this paper stands in contrast and was invited in order to provide, largely for the sake of comparison of the Greco-Roman world with the ancient Near East, information concerning the.

Olive pits have been recovered from the Natufian period (ca BC) occupations in Mount Carmel in Israel. Palynological (pollen) studies on the contents of jars have identified the use of olive oil presses by the early Bronze Age (ca years ago) in Greece and other parts of the Mediterranean.

Cultivation is the most important step in the production process. We feel privileged to live in a country where olive cultivation dates back to 4, B.C., documented during the Minoan civilization. Cretan farmers have literally grown up along side their trees as, traditionally, land is.

New York.- By George Tselos. An enthusiastic audience of well over people heard Professor Paul Cartledge of Cambridge University Tuesday night September 29th describe how Greek colonists not only founded what is now the modern city of Marseilles, but introduced grape and probably olive cultivation to what is now southern France around BCE.

The olive tree is a familiar feature of the Mediterranean landscape. It may have originated in Syria, Asia Minor, Ethiopia, Egypt, or India. Since ancient times, it has contributed, in practical and symbolic terms, to the economy, health and haute cuisine of the inhabitants of the Mediterranean.

Crete, the Peloponnese, the coastal regions of Greece, the islands of the Eastern Aegean, Cited by: 3.