The economy of the Greek cities : from the archaic period to the early Roman Empire / Léopold Migeotte ; translated by Janet Lloyd.Language: English Original language: French Series: The Joan Palevsky imprint in classical literaturePublisher: Berkeley : University of California, c2009.Description: ix, 200 p. : maps ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780520253650; 0520253655; 9780520253667 (pbk); 0520253663 (pbk)Uniform titles: Économie des cités grecques. English Subject(s): Greece -- Economic conditions -- To 146 B.CDDC classification: 330.938
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Covers period from roughly 800 BCE to 200 CE and all cities founded by Greeks, including those outside of Greece.
Includes bibliography (p. 179-189) and index.
The Greek cities and the economy. Constants and constraints -- Economy and oikonomia -- The economic space of the cities -- Primary text -- The world of agriculture. Agricultural labor and products -- Foodstuffs and how they were used -- Cultivating the soil -- Self-sufficiency and markets -- Primary texts -- Craft industries and business ventures. Private crafts -- Public works -- Primary texts -- Trade. Trading conditions -- Different levels of trading -- The business world -- Public interventions -- Primary texts.
Translated from the second French edition of 2007 with bibliography for English speakers.