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Ancient Greek Agriculture

An Introduction, 1st Edition

By Signe Isager, Jens Erik Skydsgaard

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248 pages

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The initial focus of Ancient Greek Agriculture is firmly on the art of agriculture proper, the tools and the technique, the plants cultivated and the animals reared. Thereafter, Isager and Skydsgaard focus on the position of agriculture in the society of gods and men in the Greek city-states . The arguments of Ancient Greek Agriculture are strengthened by the book's close adherence to contemporary Greek sources, literary as well as archaeological, avoiding the use of later as well as Roman material.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS002000
HISTORY / Ancient / General