A Companion to Ancient Thrace presents a series of essays that reveal the newly recognized complexity of the social and cultural phenomena of the peoples inhabiting the Balkan periphery of the Classical world.
Features a rich and detailed overview of Thracian history from the Early Iron Age to Late Antiquity
Includes contributions from leading scholars in the archaeology, art history, and general history of Thrace
Balances consideration of material evidence relating to Ancient Thrace with more traditional literary sources
Integrates a study of Thrace within a broad context that includes the cultures of the eastern Mediterranean, southwest Asia, and southeast Europe/Eurasia
Reflects the impact of new theoretical approaches to economy, ethnicity, and cross-cultural interaction and hybridity in Ancient Thrace