A Companion to Ancient Thrace (Book published June 15, 2015


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Publisher  Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date   June 15, 2015
ISBN  1444351044
Pages  512

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A Companion to Ancient Thrace presents a series of essays that reveal the newly recognized complexity of the social and cultural phenomena of the peoples inhabiting the Balkan periphery of the Classical world.

• Features a rich and detailed overview of Thracian history from the Early Iron Age to Late Antiquity

• Includes contributions from leading scholars in the archaeology, art history, and general history of Thrace

• Balances consideration of material evidence relating to Ancient Thrace with more traditional literary sources

• Integrates a study of Thrace within a broad context that includes the cultures of the eastern Mediterranean, southwest Asia, and southeast Europe/Eurasia

• Reflects the impact of new theoretical approaches to economy, ethnicity, and cross-cultural interaction and hybridity in Ancient Thrace

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