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The Kingdom of Priam: Lesbos and the Troad between Anatolia and the Aegean

Aneurin Ellis-Evans

Abstract

This book is a regional history of Lesbos and the Troad from the seventh century BC to the first century AD which examines the extent to which this geographical region became politically, economically, and culturally integrated over this extended timeframe. The case studies in each chapter examine the various human and geographical factors which promoted regional integration, but also consider the political and identity-based considerations which limited integration and curtailed co-operation in particular areas. It is argued that this produced a situation in which an economically well-integra ... More

Keywords: Lesbos, Troad, regional history, historical geography, imperialism, insularity, epigraphy, numismatics, Anatolia, Aegean Sea

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198831983
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198831983.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Aneurin Ellis-Evans, author
Departmental Lecturer in Ancient History at Oriel and Jesus Colleges, University of Oxford