Select the most appropriate set of words from the given choices to fill in the blanks.

The Himalayas ran from east to west and cut off the cold winds from the north. This allowed agriculture to prosper and _____________ wealth, but it also ____________ barbarian invaders from the north.

A. attracted, dissipated

B. created, attracted

C. created, restricted

D. attracted, evicted

Please do not use chat terms. Example: avoid using "grt" instead of "great".