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Naukratis: Trade in Archaic Greece

Astrid Moller

Abstract

Archaic Naukratis was a busy trading place in the Western Delta of the Nile, renowned for its sanctuaries and courtesans, granting the Greeks access to Egyptian grain and luxury items. Now, more than one hundred years after the discovery and excavation of Naukratis, the author offers the first full-length analysis of the archaeology and archaic history of this important site. Although Naukratis always features in modern accounts of ancient Greek colonization, it was not a place where the Greeks could freely establish their own political and social organization--it was under the strict control ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780198152842
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198152842.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Astrid Moller, author