A Companion to Ancient Thrace (Blackwell Companions to the by Julia Valeva, Emil Nankov, Denver Graninger

By Julia Valeva, Emil Nankov, Denver Graninger

A significant other to historical Thrace provides a sequence of essays that demonstrate the newly well-known complexity of the social and cultural phenomena of the peoples inhabiting the Balkan outer edge of the Classical world.

• includes a wealthy and special review of Thracian background from the Early Iron Age to past due Antiquity

• contains contributions from major students within the archaeology, artwork historical past, and normal background of Thrace

• Balances attention of fabric facts when it comes to old Thrace with extra conventional literary sources

• Integrates a examine of Thrace inside a vast context that incorporates the cultures of the jap Mediterranean, southwest Asia, and southeast Europe/Eurasia

• displays the influence of recent theoretical ways to financial system, ethnicity, and cross-cultural interplay and hybridity in old Thrace

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The Dnieper formed the eastern border of continuous Thracian settlement and only some elements of Thracian culture can be traced further to the east. Northern Thrace The Danube (Danubios, Istros) forms an axis of northern Thrace whose backbone was the Carpathian range enclosing Transylvania. The Carpathian region was considered to be the cradle of the Thracians and was the territory of the Dacians, who in the first century ce formed a kingdom which was a rival even to the Roman empire. Their centers were in the southern Carpathians (Orastie mountains).

Dacia: An Outline of the Early Civilizations of the Carpatho‐Danubian Countries. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Škorpil, Hermengild, and Karel Škorpil. 1898. Mogili. Plovdiv: Pchela. Stronk, Jan P. 1995. The Ten Thousand in Thrace. iii–vi–VII (Amsterdam Classical Monographs 2). C. Gieben. Theodossiev, Nikola. 2005. ” In Stephanos Archaeologicos in honorem Professoris Ludmili Getov (Studia Archaeologica Universitatis Serdicensis. Supplementum 4), 677–684. Sofia: Presses universitaires St.

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