By Zosia Halina Archibald

The south-eastern tip of continental Europe was once a tremendous concentration of artistic 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 elements of Turkey grew to become a spotlight of curiosity for quite a few exterior powers prepared to profit 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 by way of exploiting the region's mineral wealth and trees and from the powerful herding of farm animals. In financial phrases, those land-based states have been strongly attached to the maritime powers of valuable and southern Greece and with parts a ways past the Aegean.

Using the main up to date tools and theories approximately historical economies, Archibald explores the cultural and financial dynamics of a sector that maintains to bare unforeseen dimensions of Classical antiquity.

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