By Julia Valeva, Emil Nankov, Denver Graninger
A significant other to old Thrace provides a sequence of essays that show the newly well-known complexity of the social and cultural phenomena of the peoples inhabiting the Balkan outer edge of the Classical world.
• incorporates a wealthy and specified review of Thracian historical past from the Early Iron Age to overdue Antiquity
• comprises contributions from major students within the archaeology, paintings heritage, and common background of Thrace
• Balances attention of fabric facts when it comes to historical Thrace with extra conventional literary sources
• Integrates a research of Thrace inside of a huge context that comes with the cultures of the jap Mediterranean, southwest Asia, and southeast Europe/Eurasia
• displays the influence of latest theoretical techniques to financial system, ethnicity, and cross-cultural interplay and hybridity in historical Thrace
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1. advent 71
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Index of Deities 456
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