New PDF release: Ancient Economies of the Northern Aegean: Fifth to First

By Zosia Halina Archibald

ISBN-10: 0199682119

ISBN-13: 9780199682119

The south-eastern tip of continental Europe was once an important concentration of inventive power 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 numerous exterior powers willing to profit from this region's burgeoning wealth.

While the traditional kingdoms of Macedon and Thrace have been regarded as fringe parts of the Mediterranean, they grew to become wealthy and profitable, partially via exploiting the region's mineral wealth and bushes and from the potent herding of farm animals. In fiscal phrases, those land-based states have been strongly attached to the maritime powers of primary and southern Greece and with components a long way past the Aegean.

Using the main up to date equipment and theories approximately old economies, Archibald explores the cultural and fiscal dynamics of a area that keeps to bare unforeseen dimensions of Classical antiquity.

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