THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

The Caspian Sea by ancient authors’ view

2008. 1, pp. 48-54

Kurbatov A.A. - 

This article is devoted to the information of Ancient Greek and Roman authors about the Caspian Sea and the inhabitants of its coast. These reports are very important, because there were sole information in the written form about the ancient tribes, who inhabited this region in the antiquity. Ancient narrative sourses give us the unique information about the native’s ethnonymes, customs and development’s standards.