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Egypt and the Hellenic economy: culture as a non-tariff trade barrier in the Atheno-Egyptian grain trade, 665-204BC

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Without sufficient food for her population, and in the absence of the empire which had sustained her before the Peloponnesian War, fourth-century BC Athens relied on regular supplies of foreign grain. While the trade in grain has been subjected to sustained scholarly interest, few academics have considered why Athens chose one grain source above another. Most agree that at least a third of Athens’ grain requirements were satisfied from the Euxine, which was vulnerable to infrequent crop failu...

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University of Oxford
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