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Argolis

(är`gəlĭs), region of ancient Greece in the NE Peloponnesus. It was roughly identical with the Argive plain and was the area dominated by the city of Argos.

Argolis

1. a department and ancient region of Greece, in the NE Peloponnese. Capital: Nauplion. Pop.: 102 392 (2001). Area: 2261 sq. km (873 sq. miles)
2. Gulf of. an inlet of the Aegean Sea, in the E Peloponnese
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Society and Culture in the Mycenaean World: An Analysis of Mortuary Practices in the Argolid, Thessaly and the Dodecanese.
Euripides's Orestes, on the contrary, voices his intentions as soon as he arrives in Argolid: no one has offered to support his action yet, hence he cannot risk venturing into the city and the palace on his own.
The route consistently placed the landing on the east coast of the Argolid near Epidauros or northward through the Korinthia with a landing at Isthmia.
Ceramicists in key areas like Boeotia have relied on stratified typologies from distant sites like Pevkakia-Magula in Thessaly and Lerna in the Argolid, or on material from partially published sites such as Lefkandi on Euboea in order to interpret unstratified material.
Witmore, C.L (2005): Multiple Field Approaches in the Mediterranean: Revisiting the Argolid Exploration Project.
These zones reflect the experience of traversing a landscape of topographical diversity in which one ascends from the northern plain through or around the liminal Oneion range and continues in rugged terrain either inland toward the Argolid or coastward toward the Saronic Gulf.
In debunking Hardin's "tragedy of the commons" model, which asserts that communal pastures are overexploited because each herder will seek to take maximum advantage of this land, Forbes (chapter 7) presents evidence from historical sources and government statistics concerning the southern Argolid. He demonstrates convincingly that over the past 300 years the area was not overexploited or overgrazed.
Wider in its scope than might be anticipated in considering earlier scholarship in its context and in referring to analogous but distant evidence, this study is all the more informative as it contemplates ethnicity and archaeology and linguistics while also discussing the populations of the Argolid as part of a case-study.
For example, he maintains that nucleation of settlement in LM IIIC is a uniform result of a need for defense, even in coastal and lowland regions in the Argolid, Rhodes (Ialysos), Cyprus (Enkomi), and elsewhere (44).
Since Pausanias seems to have known from his chronographic source that the reigns of Archelaos and Charillos coincided, Charillos would be the appropriate Eurypontid king.(30) the invasion of the Argolid under Nicander (3.7.4) is problematic.
Contract notice: Supply of catering supplies, For the preparation of the compartment of the detention facilities of the argolid reservation branches.
Cherry (et al .1991:28) refers to these revisits as '"milling about' in order to establish more clearly the size and shape of the site..." In discussing the results of the Argolid Exploration Project (AEP), Jameson (et al.1994) noted that the AEP placed the responsibility of feature definition in the hands of individual team leaders while in the field (Jameson et al.