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The Palaeohydrogenic Effects of the Minoan Eruption of Thera: A Geoarchaeological Approach

The Palaeohydrogenic Effects of the Minoan Eruption of Thera: A Geoarchaeological Approach
03/04/2019, 18:30, Multimedia room

Katerina Theodorakopoulou is a professor in the Department of History of Archaeology and Social Anthropology, and holds degrees in Archaeology and Geology. At a postdoctoral level she collaborates with the Department of Geology and Geoenvironment of the University of Athens on issues related to the influence of volcanoes on archaeological sites of prehistory.
Summary
The aim of the speech is to present the palaeohydrodynamic impacts of the Minoan eruption of the volcano of Santorini (1627 BC) through a series of characteristic indications that have emerged from the geoarchaeological observations of the field, the palaeoclimatic researches and ancient literature.