Investigating the remains of past human activity in search of evidence of ancient earthquakes is the principal objective of archaeoseismology. In this regard, it sits within a continuum of overlapping and complementary subdisciplines that span the broad research realm of earthquake science, specifically bridging the gap between instrumental and historical seismology on one side and paleoseismology and earthquake geology on the other. Each of these research fields focuses on a particular source of data, applies appropriate analytical methods and techniques, and targets a specific time window, which in the case of archaeoseismology tends to be cultural material data spanning the...

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