Ancient Economies of the Northern Aegean: Fifth to First Centuries BC

Ancient Economies of the Northern Aegean: Fifth to First Centuries BC


The south-eastern tip of continental Europe used to be a tremendous concentration of artistic strength within the moment 1/2 the 1st millennium BC. because the bridgehead among Europe, Asia, and the Mediterranean, the lands that corresponded to northern Greece, Bulgaria, and the ecu components of Turkey grew to become a spotlight of curiosity for various exterior powers prepared to learn from this region's burgeoning wealth.

While the traditional kingdoms of Macedon and Thrace have been considered fringe components of the Mediterranean, they grew to become wealthy and winning, partially via exploiting the region's mineral wealth and bushes and from the powerful herding of farm animals. In monetary phrases, those land-based states have been strongly hooked up to the maritime powers of crucial and southern Greece and with parts a ways past the Aegean.

Using the main updated tools and theories approximately historical economies, Archibald explores the cultural and monetary dynamics of a zone that maintains to bare unforeseen dimensions of Classical antiquity.

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