Table of contents for The dance of the islands : insularity, networks, the Athenian empire, and the Aegean world / Christy Constantakopoulou.


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1. Introduction                                               1
1.1. Islands between reality and imagination:
the Aegean sea and the changing images of insularity    1
1.2. What is an island?                                    10
1.3. Island connectivity: the dance of the islands         20
2. Religious networks in the archaic Aegean                  29
2.1. Calauria                                              29
2.2. Delos                                                 38
2.3. Conclusion                                            58
3. The Aegean islands as an imperial network:
the fifth century and the Athenian empire                  61
3.1. Delos and Athens                                      62
3.2. Islands as allies                                     76
3.3. Control of the islands and control of the sea         84
3.4. Conclusion                                            88
4. Islands and imperialism                                   90
4.1. Projections of control into the past: the
list of thalassocracies                               90
4.2. Imaginary constructions of insularity                 99
4.3. Imperialism and island subjugation                   125
4.4. Conclusion                                           134
5. The island of Athens                                     137
5.1. The Long Walls and Athenian insulation               137
5.2. Imagining insularity: 'if we were an island'         151
5.3. Utopian Athens and Plato's Atlantis                  163
5.4. Conclusion: island Attica?                           173
6. The smaller picture: mini island networks                   176
6.1. Large and small islands                                177
6.2. Cases of dispute for the control of small
off-shore islands                                       199
6.3. Goat islands                                           200
6.4. Clusters of small islands                              214
6.5. Synteleiai                                             219
6.6. Connectivity maintained: island porthmeutike           222
6.7. Conclusion                                             226
7. Beyond insularity: islands and their peraiai                228
7.1. The other side of peraiai: mainland cities
and island territories-the case of Miletus             228
7.2. Peraiai: a short presentation of islands
and their mainland territories                          231
7.3. Some general remarks                                   245
7.4. Between insular and mainland: exiles and
pollution in the peraiai                                249



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Aegean Islands (Greece and Turkey) History, Athens (Greece) History