My publications

Books

Molloy, B.P.C (ed.). 2007.
The Cutting Edge: Studies in
Ancient and Medieval Combat.
Stroud: Tempus
Molloy, B.P.C. and Duckworth, C. 2014.
A Cretan landscape
through time: Survey, geoarchaeological
prospection, and excavation in the
environs of Priniatikos Pyrgos.
Oxford: British Archaeological Reports
B.P.C Molloy (ed). In press.
Of Odysseys and Oddities: Scales and modes of interaction in the prehistoric Aegean. (Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology). Oxford: Oxbow

Papers (visit my academia.edu site for downloads)

Peer reviewed journals
Molloy, B.P.C. In press. “Ex Hyperborea Lux? A reanalysis of prehistoric European-type weapons at the sanctuary of Delphi and their implications for understanding European-Greek interaction in the Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age”. in Hesperia
 
___________. In Press. “Hunting warriors: The transformation of weapons, combat practices and society in Bronze Age Ireland” in The European Journal of Archaeology

Marić, M., Mirković-Marić, N., Molloy, B., Jovanović, D., Mertl, P., Milašinović, L. In press. "New results of the archaeological excavations on the site of Gradište near Iđoš. Season 2014." in Glasnik: Journal of the Serbian Archaeological Society

Molloy, B.P.C., Wisniewski, M., Lynam, F., O’Neill, B., O’Sullivan, A. and Peatfield, A. 2016. “Tracing edges: A consideration of laser-scanning and structure from motion methods for modelling metal-bladed museum artefacts.” in Journal of Archaeological Science
 
Molloy, B.P.C., Day, J., Bridgford, Issakidou, V., S., Kotzamani, G., Nodarou, E., Milić, M., Carter, T., Westlake, P., Klontza-Jaklova, V., Larsson, E. And Hayden, B. 2014. “Life and death of an Early Bronze Age house: The Early Minoan I settlement at Priniatikos Pyrgos” in the American Journal of Archaeology 118.2
 
Molloy, B.P.C. 2013. “The origins of plate armour in the Aegean and Europe” in Talanta: Proceedings of the Dutch Archaeological and Historical Society XLIV-XLV.

___________. 2012. “Martial Minoans: War as social process, practice and event in Bronze Age Crete” in Annual of the British School at Athens 107: 87-142

___________. 2010. “Swords and swordsmanship in the Aegean Bronze Age” in American Journal of Archaeology 114.3: 403 – 428

___________. 2009. “For Gods or Men? The use of European Bronze Age shields” in Antiquity 83.323: 1052 - 1064

___________ . 2008. “Martial Arts and Materiality: A Combat Archaeology perspective on swords of the fifteenth and fourteenth centuries BC” in World Archaeology, 40.1: 116 – 134


Book chapters
Molloy, B.P.C. In press. “Conflict at the crossroads: Socialising combat practices in the later Bronze Age Balkans.” In A. Dolfini, R. Crellin, C. Horn and M. Uckelmann (eds.) Prehistoric warfare and violence: Quantitative and qualitative approaches. New York: Springer.

____________. In press. “Using bronze weaponry as a key to understanding cultural mobility in the Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age Balkans and Aegean” in C. Horn and K. Kristiansen (eds.) Warfare in Bronze Age Society, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (peer-reviewed).

Marić, M., Mirković-Marić, N., Milašinović, L., Molloy, B., Pendić, J. In Press. “Iđoš Gradište, archaeological excavations in 2014” M. Özdoğan, M. Gurova, D. Gheorghiu, J. Balen, I. Miloglav, D. Antonović, S. Vitezović, N. Chausidis and V. Dimitrovska (eds.) Settlements, culture and population dynamics in Balkan Prehistory. Oxford: Archaeopress

____________. 2016. “Introduction: Thinking of scales and modes of interaction in prehistoric Greece” in B.P.C Molloy (ed.). Of Odysseys and Oddities: Scales and modes of interaction between prehistoric Aegean societies and their neighbours (Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology). Oxford: Oxbow

____________. 2016. “Nought may endure but mutability: Eclectic encounters and material change in the 13th to 11th centuries BC Aegean and southern Balkans” in B.P.C Molloy (ed.). Of Odysseys and Oddities: Scales and modes of interaction between prehistoric Aegean societies and their neighbours (Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology), Oxford: Oxbow

___________ and Doonan, R. 2015. “A moving story: some observations on the circulation of metal, metalworking and metal users in the thirteenth to eleventh century BC Balkan and Apennine peninsulas” in P. Suchowska-Ducke and H. Vandkilde (eds) Mobility of Culture in Bronze Age Europe. Proceedings of an international conference and the Marie Curie ITN ‘Forging Identities’ at Aarhus University June 2012. Oxford: Archaeopress

Renfrew, C., Molloy, B.P.C., Kersel, M., and Boyd, M. 2015. “Formation and use of the Special Deposit South” in C. Renfrew, O. Philaniotou, G. Gavalas and N. Brodie (eds.) Excavations at Keros. Volume 1. Cambridge: MacDonald Institute Monographs

Renfrew, C., Boyd, M., Molloy, B.P.C., and Kersel, M. 2015. “The excavation trenches” in C. Renfrew, O. Philaniotou, G. Gavalas and N. Brodie (eds.) Excavations at Keros. Volume 1. Cambridge: MacDonald Institute Monographs

___________. 2014. “Technological choices in non-ferrous metallurgical practices at Priniatikos Pyrgos: Some insights from portable XRF surface analyses” in B.P.C Molloy and C. Duckworth, (eds.) A Cretan landscape through time: Survey, geoarchaeological prospection, and excavation in the environs of Priniatikos Pyrgos. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports.

___________. 2013. “Malice in Wonderland: War, ritual and power in prehistoric Crete” in S. O’Brien and D. Boatright (eds.), Warfare and Society in the Eastern Mediterranean. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports

___________. 2011. “Use-wear analysis and use-patterns of Bronze Age swords”, in M. Moedliner and M. Uckelmann (Eds.), New approaches to studying weapons of the Bronze Age. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports: 67 - 84

___________. 2007. “Introduction: The evil that men do” in B.P.C. Molloy (ed.), The Cutting Edge: Studies in Ancient and Medieval Combat. Stroud: Tempus

___________. 2007.  “What’s the bloody point:  Swordsmanship in Bronze Age Ireland and Britain” in B.P.C. Molloy (ed.), The Cutting Edge: Studies in Ancient and Medieval Combat, Stroud: Tempus

___________. 2005.  “The adoption of the Naue ii sword in the Aegean”, in Proceedings of SOMA 2003. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports: 115 - 127

___________, Day, J., Klontza-Jaklova, V. and Duckworth, C. 2014.  “Of what is past, or passing, or to come: 5000 years of social, technological and environmental transformations at Priniatikos Pyrgos” in B.P.C Molloy and C. Duckworth, (eds.) A Cretan landscape through time: Survey, geoarchaeological prospection, and excavation in the environs of Priniatikos Pyrgos. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports.

___________, McCoy, F. Megarry, R., Govantes-Edwards, D. and Pavlacky, M. 2014. “Tephra, tsunamis and chronology at Priniatikos Pyrgos.” in B.P.C Molloy and C. Duckworth, (eds.) A Cretan landscape through time: Survey, geoarchaeological prospection, and excavation in the environs of Priniatikos Pyrgos. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports.

___________, Milić, M. and Doonan, R. 2014.  “Temporal rhythms in obsidian consumption at Prepalatial Priniatikos Pyrgos: A pXRF study” in B.P.C Molloy and C. Duckworth, (eds.) A Cretan landscape through time: Survey, geoarchaeological prospection, and excavation in the environs of Priniatikos Pyrgos. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports.

___________ and Megarry, W. 2009.  “The role of interrogable digital archives in the dissemination of information from the excavations at Priniatikos Pyrgos” in M. Tsipopoulou (ed.), Digital Heritage in the New Knowledge Environment: Shared spaces & open paths to cultural content. Athens.

____________ and Grossman, D. 2007. “Why can’t Johnny kill? The psychology and physiology of interpersonal combat” in Molloy, B.P.C. (ed.), The Cutting Edge: Studies in Ancient and Medieval Combat. Stroud: Tempus: 188 – 202

Other published works
____________, Wisnieski, M. and O’Sullivan, A. 2015. “Look with your eyes not with your hands: 3D analyses of Bronze Age metalwork” in Archaeology Ireland, 29.2 112: 10-11

Molloy, B.P.C. 2012. “Raiding and Trading in the Late Bronze Age Balkans” in Historical Metallurgy Society News 80: 2 - 3

___________. 2011. “Priniatikos Pyrgos” in Morgan. C. (ed.) Archaeological Reports 57.

___________. 2010. “Priniatikos Pyrgos: An Early Byzantine Settlement in Crete” in Archaeology Ireland, 24.4: 94: 29 - 31

___________, 2009. “From Ireland to Crete: Excavations at Priniatikos Pyrgos” in Archaeology Ireland 23.1:87: 20 – 24

___________. 2009. “Priniatikos Pyrgos” in Morgan. C. (ed.) Archaeological Reports 55

___________. 2009.  “Excavations at Priniatikos Pyrgos 2007 – 2008” in AIA 110th Annual Meeting Abstracts: Vol 32.

___________. 2004. “Experimental combat with Bronze Age weapons”, in Archaeology Ireland , 4.17:66: 14 – 16

Klontza-Jaklova, V., Day, J., Hayden, B. and Molloy, B. 2009. "Anaskafes ston Priniatiko Pyrgo tou Kalou Choriou" in Amaltheia