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RZ-51768-14
Origins and Development of the Black Sea Colonial System: Excavations in the Early Greek Colony of Sinope, Turkey
Owen Doonan, California State University, Northridge, University Corporation

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Sinop Kale Excavations, 2015 Field Season (Article)
Title: Sinop Kale Excavations, 2015 Field Season
Author: Owen Doonan
Author: Huseyin Vural
Author: Andrew Goldman
Author: Alexander Bauer
Author: Jane Rempel
Author: E. Susan Sherratt
Author: Krzsysztof Domzalski
Author: Anna Smokotina
Abstract: The Sinop Regional Archaeological Project (SRAP) conducted our first season of excavation at the Sinop kale during July and August 2015 with support from the National Geographic Society (CRE grant no. 9318-13), the National Endowment for the Humanities (Grant no. RZ-51768), CSU Northridge, Queens College and Gonzaga University. Sinop (ancient Sinope) was one of the earliest Ionian Greek colonies in the Black Sea and the earliest colony on its Anatolian coast. The site is ideally located for fishing and defensive purposes, and has little access to a terrestrial catchment more suited to a diversified agricultural economy. Fishing in this region is determined by the annual migrations of the major Black Sea fish species. These spawn in the shallow waters along the north coast and migrate in highly predictable cycles around the sea. The seasonal mobility patterns of Black Sea fish populations appears to have been a powerful determining factor that drove fishing communities to adopt mobile settlement strategies that led to incipient trade networks in the region.
Year: 2016
Primary URL: http://antiquity.ac.uk/projgall/578
Primary URL Description: Antiquity Project Journal web site
Secondary URL: https://www.academia.edu/28925565/
Secondary URL Description: Owen Doonan Academia.edu page
Access Model: open access on-line
Format: Other
Periodical Title: Antiquity
Publisher: Antiquity

"Evaluating Archaeological Evidence for Demographics, Abandonment and Recovery in Late Antique and Byzantine Anatolia” (Article)
Title: "Evaluating Archaeological Evidence for Demographics, Abandonment and Recovery in Late Antique and Byzantine Anatolia”
Author: Owen Doonan
Author: Marica Cassis
Author: Hugh Elton
Author: James Newhard
Abstract: Archaeological evidence, particularly that deriving from systematic regional surveys, offers great potential for understanding social and demographic change in Anatolia between 300 and 1200 CE. We first consider major factors inherent to regional archaeological data sets that complicate simple synthesis and generalization between projects. We then provide a synthesis focused on longue durée questions relevant to cross-disciplinary examination of the relationship between environmental and societal change and examine potential connections between major changes in settlement patterns observed in the seventh- and eighth- century archaeological data and larger questions of systemic collapse and resilience in the face of climate change. To conclude, we assess current archaeological evidence for the processes of agricultural adaptation at the transition associated with the end of the ancient economy.
Year: 2018
Primary URL: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10745-018-0003-1
Primary URL Description: Journal web site
Secondary URL: https://www.academia.edu/36873229/
Secondary URL Description: Doonan Adademia.edu page
Access Model: open access for viewing only
Format: Journal
Periodical Title: Human Ecology 46.3
Publisher: Springer

Sinop Kalesi Archaeological Excavations, 2015-2016 Field Seasons (Book Section)
Title: Sinop Kalesi Archaeological Excavations, 2015-2016 Field Seasons
Author: Owen Doonan
Author: Huseyin Vural
Author: Andrew Goldman
Author: Alexander Bauer
Author: Jane Rempel
Author: E. Susan Sherratt
Author: Ulrike Krotschek
Author: Paolo Maranzana
Author: Emine Sokmen
Editor: Sharon Steadman
Editor: Gregory McMahon
Abstract: The Sinop Regional Archaeological Project (SRAP) conducted its first two seasons of excavations at the site of Sinop Kalesi in July-August 2015 and 2016. The excavation builds on more than a decade of survey and environmental research in Sinop and ties in with the longer-term regional project through ongoing environmental studies, ceramic analyses, and regional scale archaeological research. Sinop (ancient Sinope ) was one of the earliest Ionian Greek colonies in the Black Sea and the earliest colony on its Anatolian coast. The goals for these initial field seasons were to clarify the Iron Age and early colonial phases of settlement investigated by SRAP in 2000 (Doonan 2007), and to establish the stratigraphic relationship of the defensive wall to early colonial and pre-colonial phases of the site. Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) investigations of Sinop Kalesi, carried out in December 2012, suggested that early strata should be accessible beneath a paved modern surface to the west of the city wall, so we concentrated efforts there in our initial season (Doonan et al. 2015).
Year: 2017
Primary URL: http://www.cambridgescholars.com/the-archaeology-of-anatolia-volume-ii
Primary URL Description: Cambridge Scholars Press page
Secondary URL: https://www.academia.edu/35175058/
Secondary URL Description: Doonan Academia.edu page
Access Model: ms. available on academia.edu
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Press
Book Title: The Archaeology of Anatolia: Recent Discoveries Vol. 2
ISBN: 978-1-4438-795

Sinope, new understandings of the early colony based on recent research at Sinop Kale (Book Section)
Title: Sinope, new understandings of the early colony based on recent research at Sinop Kale
Author: Owen Doonan
Editor: Manolis Manelodakis
Abstract: This overview is intended to synthesize the current state of archaeological and historical evidence for the early colony of Sinope and its precolonial antecedents up to the 5th c. BCE. Attention is focused primarily on urban Sinop and Boz tepe and does not consider the countryside, which is discussed in detail in other publications.
Year: 2016
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/title/black-sea-in-the-light-of-new-archaeological-data-and-theoretical-approaches-proceedings-of-the-2nd-international-workshop-on-the-black-sea-in-antiquity-held-in-thessaloniki-18-20-september-2015/oclc/994027206
Primary URL Description: worldcat
Secondary URL: https://www.academia.edu/34903927/
Secondary URL Description: draft available on Doonan Academia.edu page
Access Model: print volume
Publisher: Archaeopress
Book Title: The Black Sea in the light of new archaeological data and theoretical approaches
ISBN: 9781784915100


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