The Greeks in Anatolia: From the Migrations to Alexander the Great

Kenneth W. Harl

in The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Anatolia

Published in print September 2011 | ISBN: 9780195376142
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199940127 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks

 The Greeks in Anatolia: From the Migrations to Alexander the Great

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This article lays out the early history of the Greeks' presence along the Anatolian western coast and their progress inward. It discusses the Greek settlements of Asia Minor, the emergence of East Greece, East Greeks and Philhellene Anatolian kings, the achievement of East Greek civilization, East Greeks under the Achaemenid kings, imperial Athens and the East Greeks, East Greece under Persian satraps and Anatolian dynasts, and Alexander the Great and the Greeks of Asia Minor.

Keywords: Greek settlements; Asia Minor; East Greece; East Greek civilization; Philhellene Anatolian kings; Achaemenid kings; Persian satraps

Article.  11403 words. 

Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East

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