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Published: 25 April 2019

384 Pages | 8 maps and 51 black-and-white illustrations


ISBN: 9780198831983

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The Kingdom of Priam

Lesbos and the Troad between Anatolia and the Aegean

Aneurin Ellis-Evans

Oxford Classical Monographs

  • Draws on a diverse range of case studies to explore both the particularities of the region in question and broader questions about regional integration and the impact of imperial control
  • Expands the application of insularity studies beyond the Cycladic islands by examining how the islands off Thrace and Asia Minor differ in their relationships to the mainland
  • Covers a wide chronological span, from the Archaic to the Imperial period
  • Makes extensive use of the evidence of local coinage to demonstrate the significant value of numismatics to studies of regional history
  • Richly illustrated throughout, with eight maps locating the argument of the book in its geographical context