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Abstract: The south of France presents a valuable case in the study of the
cultural contact and exchange between the Greeks and indigenous non-Greek peoples with whom
they came in contact. This study concentrates on the material culture of the Salluvian
sites of Entremont and Glanum, with the purpose of showing that the Salluvian elite were
receptive to Greek technological innovations. Early ... read morescholarship in the 1940's characterized
Glanum and Entremont differently, arguing that Glanum was a Greek site and Entremont a
Salluvian site. Taking account of recent scholarly debate over their interpretation, this
study will show that both of these sites were the result of Salluvian efforts. The evidence
from Glanum and Entremont suggests that the elite members of the Salluvii took on modern
Hellenistic cultural elements of art and architecture in order to demonstrate the
prosperity of their community, which resulted in Salluvian sites that exhibited Greek
Thesis (M.A.)--Tufts University, 2012.
Submitted to the Dept. of Classics.
Advisor: R. Bruce Hitchner.
Committee: J. Matthew Harrington, and David Proctor.
Keyword: Archaeology.read less