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12 09, 2017

Dark Age economy in West Asia

By |2019-09-05T05:42:30-07:00September 12th, 2017|West Asia|0 Comments

Dark Age economy: The temple of Goliath's town, Gath - apparently founded by the Philistines, when they fled the economic problems at home and arrived in Israel around 1100 BC The end of the Bronze Age The political collapse around 1200 BC in West Asia may have been related to an economic collapse about the same time. Hittites/Bronze Age [...]

12 06, 2017

Ancient Economy – Simple economic history

By |2018-04-19T11:10:59-07:00June 12th, 2017|Economy|0 Comments

Ancient economy: a bone sickle - the flint teeth are missing now Trade or self-sufficiency? Even today experts don't really understand how economics works. Historians also disagree about how economics worked in antiquity and in the middle ages. Some historians think that long ago most people were self-sufficient. They ate and wore mostly [...]