University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Nina A. Leypunskaya

Olbia Pontica and the ‘Olbian Muse’

By: Nina A. Leypunskaya

In the southern part of the Ukraine, not far from where the Bug estuary meets the Black Sea, the Ionian Greeks founded a new city and called it OIbia, “the fortunate one.” During the many years of its existence, from the 6th century B.C. to the 4th century A.D., the city underwent periods of economic […]