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TITLE : Ancient Greek Agriculture An Introduction

The initial focus of ancient greek agriculture is firmly on the art of agriculture proper the tools and the technique the plants cultivated and the animals reared thereafter isager and skydsgaard focus on the position of agriculture in the society of gods and men in the greek city states the arguments of ancient greek agriculture are agriculture was the main form of livelihood in ancient greece and was highly praised by contemporary greek writers nevertheless there has been no detailed study on the topic to this day this book gives an introduction to ancient greek agriculture in the broadest sense of the word the initial focus is firmly on the art of agriculture proper the initial focus of ancient greek agriculture is firmly on the art of agriculture proper the tools and the technique the plants cultivated and the animalsduring the early time of greek history as shown in the odyssey greek agriculture and diet was based on cereals sitos though usually translated as wheat could in fact designate any type of cereal grainthe initial focus of ancient greek agriculture is firmly on the art of agriculture proper the tools and the technique the plants cultivated and the animals reared thereafter isager and skydsgaard focus on the position of agriculture in the society of

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