Did trade stop in the Early Iron Age? The evidence from Philistia and beyond





Troca, Conectividade, Bronze Tardio, Era do aço, Filístia, Mediterrâneo oriental


A transição entre o Bronze Final e a Idade do Ferro, muitas vezes descrita como um colapso, é mais frequentemente caracterizada comparando as mudanças observadas entre esses dois períodos. Como o comércio e a conectividade são uma das marcas do final da Idade do Bronze, a falta de evidências do comércio internacional durante o início da Idade do Ferro é vista como evidência das profundas mudanças que ocorreram durante essa transição. Neste artigo, reavaliarei as evidências do comércio internacional durante o início da Idade do Ferro na Filístia e nas regiões vizinhas, demonstrando que, embora tenha havido uma degradação substancial no volume do comércio internacional durante esse período, ela não cessou completamente. E com base nisso, o que isso nos diz sobre os processos e mecanismos que ocorrem durante a transição da Idade do Bronze Final/Idade do Ferro no Mediterrâneo oriental.


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Maeir, A. (2023). Did trade stop in the Early Iron Age? The evidence from Philistia and beyond. Diacrítica, 37(2), 82–90. https://doi.org/10.21814/diacritica.4759



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