The Mediterranean Context of Early Greek History
reveals the role of the complex interaction of Mediterranean seafaring and maritime connections in the development of the ancient Greek city-states.
- Offers fascinating insights into the origins of urbanization in the ancient Mediterranean, including the Greek city-state
- Based on the most recent research on the ancient Mediterranean
- Features a novel approach to theories of civilization change - foregoing the traditional isolationists model of development in favor of a maritime based network
- Argues for cultural interactions set in motion by exchange and trade by sea
Keywords: Ancient & Classical Greek & Hellenistic History, Maritime history, seafaring trade, Greek city-state