September 27, 2022 by Department of Classics
Professor Sarah Murray was recently interviewed for the wildly popular Tides of History podcast (S4 E112) to discuss trade, the economy, and the collapse of the Late Bronze Age. You can listen to the episode by clicking the title below!
How Ancient Economies Fell Apart: Interview with Professor Sarah Murray
Prehistory • Season 4 Episode 112
We're often told that trade was central to the interconnected world of the late Bronze Age, but what were people really trading? Why did trade matter so much? And what happened when that trade disappeared? Professor Sarah Murray is an archaeologist and an expert on the economy of Mycenaean Greece - and how and why it fell apart.