Ancient Economies of the Northern Aegean: Fifth to First by Zosia Halina Archibald

By Zosia Halina Archibald

The south-eastern tip of continental Europe was once an immense concentration of artistic strength within the moment half the 1st millennium BC. because the bridgehead among Europe, Asia, and the Mediterranean, the lands that corresponded to northern Greece, Bulgaria, and the ecu elements of Turkey turned a spotlight of curiosity for quite a few exterior powers willing to learn from this region's burgeoning wealth.

While the traditional kingdoms of Macedon and Thrace have been regarded as fringe components of the Mediterranean, they grew to become wealthy and profitable, in part by way of 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 attached to the maritime powers of vital and southern Greece and with components a long way past the Aegean.

Using the main updated equipment and theories approximately historic economies, Archibald explores the cultural and financial dynamics of a area that keeps to bare unforeseen dimensions of Classical antiquity.

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