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International Trade in the Ancient World

By Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisodm We are all aware of the great achievements of the Greeks and the Romans. However, they were also great traders and they helped to establish an international trade network that changed the world. The Early International Trade Network After the Bronze Age collapse caused by the invasions of

Timeline of Ancient Greek history

3000 BCE First Settlers: Hunter-gathers begin to settle in what is Greece. A bronze age culture and civilization begins on the island of Crete. 1600 BCE Mycenaean Greece: Bronze age kingdoms in mainland Greece. Powerful kings who ruled centralized states and who built great palaces such as Mycenae. 1194 BCE Trojan War: This was a