publication . Article . Conference object . 2006

The spread of farming in the Eastern Adriatic:

Stašo Forenbaher; Preston T. Miracle;
Open Access English
  • Published: 31 Dec 2006
  • Publisher: Oddelek za arheologijo Filozofske fakultete Univerze v Ljubljani
  • Country: Slovenia
The beginning of farming in the Adriatic is a topic ripe for a new discussion and syn- thesis. Several lines of evidence suggest that immigration played a major role in the process. It invol- ved, however, both the actual movement of people and the active participation of the local popula- tion, and probably unfolded somewhat differently in different parts of the region. There is provocative evidence that the transition to farming occurred in a two-stage process. There was an initial stage of very rapid dispersal, perhaps by exploratory parties along the coast in the southern Adriatic. During the second stage, the eastern Adriatic littoral was probably colonized...
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