By Zosia Halina Archibald

The south-eastern tip of continental Europe used to be a big concentration of inventive 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 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 considered fringe components of the Mediterranean, they turned wealthy and profitable, partially by way of exploiting the region's mineral wealth and trees and from the powerful herding of cattle. In fiscal phrases, those land-based states have been strongly hooked up to the maritime powers of valuable and southern Greece and with components some distance past the Aegean.

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

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