Ancient Lydia w. Dr. Andrew Ramage

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Lydia was an ancient civilization in the Anatolian Peninsula, and amongst other things, considered to have first used coinage. Dr. Andrew Ramage, an archaeologist & Professor Emeritus at Cornell University, joins the show to discuss this civilization.

Some topics explored

  • When and where the civilization existed
  • Their kings including the civilization’s last
  • What’s known about their language
  • Excavations that Dr. Ramage and a team performed in the ancient City of Sardis including their discoveries
  • The civilization being known to have first used coinage
  • Products that they manufactured
  • What happened with their civilization

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