From Sicily to Syria—The Growth of Trade and Colonization
Lecture no. 6 from the course: Ancient Greek Civilization
Taught by Professor Jeremy McInerney | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Greek colonies were established as near as the Mediterranean and as far away as Ukraine. While the causes of Hellenic colonization are complex, its results were important. Trade filled Greek coffers. Intellectual imports, such as written language and artistic motifs, arrived as well.