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New perspectives on the early Slavs and the rise of Slavic. Contact and migrations

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    SYSNO ASEP0534927
    Document TypeM - Monograph Chapter
    R&D Document TypeMonograph Chapter
    TitleEthnicity and the Culture with ceramics of the Prague type (Prague-Korchak)
    Author(s) Profantová, Naďa (ARU-G) RID, SAI, ORCID
    Profant, Martin (FLU-F) RID, ORCID
    Number of authors2
    Source TitleNew perspectives on the early Slavs and the rise of Slavic. Contact and migrations. - Heidelberg : Universitätsverlag Winter, 2020 / Klír T. ; Boček V. ; Jansens N. - ISBN 978-3-8253-4707-9
    Pagess. 301-340
    Number of pages40 s.
    Number of pages353
    Publication formPrint - P
    Languageeng - English
    CountryDE - Germany
    Keywordsethnicity ; Slavs ; expansion ; Prague-type pottery culture ; Migration Period ; Early Middle Ages ; central and eastern Europe ; south-eastern Europe
    Subject RIVAC - Archeology, Anthropology, Ethnology
    OECD categoryArchaeology
    Subject RIV - cooperationInstitute of Philosophy - History
    R&D ProjectsGA18-00477S GA ČR - Czech Science Foundation (CSF)
    Institutional supportARU-G - RVO:67985912 ; FLU-F - RVO:67985955
    AnnotationThis text reveals the complex pathway to understanding the processes of the – collectively designated – ethnogenesis of the Slavs. At the same time, it points out some errors encountered upon this path. It discusses the suitability of the term “ethnic group” (ethnos) and the ethnonym of “Slavic” or “Slavs” and emphasizes the level of the ethnogenetic processes associated with the individual Slavic groups (gens). Using the episode of the siege of Thessaloniki, it attempts to show one specific model of such a process while finding support in a fortuitous and unique written source. We touch, in relatively great detail, upon the nonlinear development of the material culture that used ceramics of the Prague type in the 6th–7th century, its uniformity, its technological innovations, and its relatively narrow spectrum of possible culturally determinant markers, including discussion of its specific archaeological profile as a culture with a startling lack of graves.
    WorkplaceInstitute of Archaeology (Prague)
    ContactLada Šlesingerová, slesingerova@arup.cas.cz, Tel.: 257 014 412
    Year of Publishing2021
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