Tectonic activity, as earthquakes and volcanoes, had great influence in antiquity (as in the modern period) on the course of development of civilizations and other complex cultures. Beside the obvious destruction, tectonism apparently accelerated cultural development.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Tectonic environments of trade routes in antiquity
This post has been revised--please refer to that of Nov. 26, 2013 (chapter 11)