4. The Wealth of Ionia

  1. Alan M. Greaves

Published Online: 15 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319224.ch4

The Land of Ionia: Society and Economy in the Archaic Period

The Land of Ionia: Society and Economy in the Archaic Period

How to Cite

Greaves, A. M. (2010) The Wealth of Ionia, in The Land of Ionia: Society and Economy in the Archaic Period, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319224.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 22 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199001

Online ISBN: 9781444319224

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Keywords:

  • wealth of Ionia;
  • agricultural life of Ionia - land at the heart of Ionian history;
  • landscape of Archaic Ionia - diverse, high mountains to coastal lowlands;
  • land of Ionia - having great agricultural potential;
  • triad of cereals, olives, and vines, legumes and vegetables;
  • mixed agriculture - norms in Archaic Ionia;
  • mountainous terrain of Ionia's horsts - wooded with pine and other trees;
  • coinage introduction - Coin Hoard I 3, thought to have come from Kolophon ;
  • Electrum stater with image of seal, from Phokaia, c 600 – 550 BC ;
  • Ionia and world systems

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction
  • Modes of Primary Production
  • Modes of Processing
  • Modes of Exchange
  • Ionia and World Systems
  • Conclusions