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 important concentration of inventive power 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 eu components of Turkey turned a spotlight of curiosity for numerous exterior powers prepared 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 winning, in part via exploiting the region's mineral wealth and trees and from the powerful herding of cattle. In monetary phrases, those land-based states have been strongly attached to the maritime powers of critical and southern Greece and with components a long way past the Aegean.

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

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