How did Alexander the Great’s conquest impact the economy of the ancient world?


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Grigorios Charalampidis />I wish to extend my deepest thanks to Grigorios. This video would not have been possible without his contribution.

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  1. 🚩 Offset your carbon footprint on Wren: The first 100 people who sign up will have 10 extra trees planted in their name!
    🚩I'm pleased to share with you "How did Alexander the Great's conquest impact the economy of the ancient world", made in collaboration with Charalampidis Grigorios. Prices, flow of goods, inflation, and a cascade of economic events reverberated for centuries after Alexander's death.

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