By Julia Valeva, Emil Nankov, Denver Graninger

A significant other to old Thrace offers a chain of essays that display the newly famous complexity of the social and cultural phenomena of the peoples inhabiting the Balkan outer edge of the Classical world.

• incorporates a wealthy and designated evaluation of Thracian historical past from the Early Iron Age to overdue Antiquity

• contains contributions from major students within the archaeology, artwork historical past, and basic heritage of Thrace

• Balances attention of fabric facts with regards to old Thrace with extra conventional literary sources

• Integrates a examine of Thrace inside of a extensive context that comes with the cultures of the japanese Mediterranean, southwest Asia, and southeast Europe/Eurasia

• displays the impression of recent theoretical techniques to economic climate, ethnicity, and cross-cultural interplay and hybridity in old Thrace

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Oxford: Clarendon Press. Contains excellent discussion of the geography of Odrysian Thrace, including geology, climate, soils, and minerals (10–24). King, Charles. 2005. The Black Sea. A History. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Solid introduction to the history of the Black Sea region, with ample detail on geography. Gyuzelev, Martin. 2008. The West Pontic Coast between Emine Cape and Byzantion during the First Millennium BC. Burgas: Lotus. Thorough discussion of geography and archaeology of the southwestern coast of the Black Sea.

Getica. O protoistorie a Daciei (Academia Română. Memoriile Secţiunii Istorice. Seria III, Tomul III, Mem. 2). Bucureşti: Cultura Naţională. Pârvan, Vasile. 1928. Dacia: An Outline of the Early Civilizations of the Carpatho‐Danubian Countries. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Škorpil, Hermengild, and Karel Škorpil. 1898. Mogili. Plovdiv: Pchela. Stronk, Jan P. 1995. The Ten Thousand in Thrace. iii–vi–VII (Amsterdam Classical Monographs 2). C. Gieben. Theodossiev, Nikola. 2005. ” In Stephanos Archaeologicos in honorem Professoris Ludmili Getov (Studia Archaeologica Universitatis Serdicensis.

He published a number of influential articles and books in Bulgarian and was the pioneer of Thracian studies in Bulgaria. In addition, his detailed studies on the cultural and political history of Thrace (including the Roman period), published in German and English in 1916 and 1930 (Kacarov 1916; 1930), were fundamental works for all Western scholars who were interested in the region. He published a monograph in German exploring the Thracian Horseman (Kacarov 1938), with a complete catalogue of the votive reliefs, which remains an important contribution.

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