Across The Ocean Nine Essays On Indo Mediterranean Trade

Across the Ocean  Nine Essays on Indo Mediterranean Trade
Publisher BRILL
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Total Pages 216
ISBN 9789004289536
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Across the Ocean contains nine essays, each dedicated to a key question in the history of the trade relations between the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean from Antiquity to the Early Modern period: the role of the state in the Red Sea trade, Roman policy in the Red Sea, the function of Trajan’s Canal, the pepper trade, the pearl trade, the Nabataean middlemen, the use of gold in ancient India, the constant renewal of the Indian Ocean ports of trade, and the rise and demise of the VOC.

Across the Ocean  Nine Essays on Indo Mediterranean Trade
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2015-02-26

Across the Ocean contains nine essays, each dedicated to a key question in the history of the trade relations between the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean from Antiquity to the Early Modern period: the role of the state in the Red Sea trade, Roman policy in the Red Sea, the

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The Indo Roman Pepper Trade and the Muziris Papyrus
  • Author : Federico De Romanis
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-04-15

This volume presents a systematic and fresh interpretation of a mid-second-century AD papyrus - the so-called Muziris papyrus - which preserves on its two sides fragments of a unique pair of documents: on one side, a loan agreement to finance a commercial enterprise to South India and, on the other,

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Rome and China
  • Author : Hyun Jin Kim,Samuel N.C. Lieu,Raoul McLaughlin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-05-18

Rome and China provides an updated history and analysis of contacts and mutual influence between two of ancient Eurasia’s most prominent imperial powers, Rome and China. It highlights the extraordinary interconnectivity of ancient Eurasia which allowed for actual contacts between Rome and China (however fleeting) and examines in detail

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The Roman Empire and the Indian Ocean
  • Author : Raoul McLaughlin
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword
  • Release Date : 2014-09-11

This study of ancient Roman shipping and trade across continents reveals the Roman Empire’s far-reaching impact in the ancient world. In ancient times, large fleets of Roman merchant ships set sail from Egypt on voyages across the Indian Ocean. They sailed from Roman ports on the Red Sea to

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Berenike and the Ancient Maritime Spice Route
  • Author : Steven E. Sidebotham
  • Publisher : University of California Press
  • Release Date : 2019-05-07

The legendary overland silk road was not the only way to reach Asia for ancient travelers from the Mediterranean. During the Roman Empire’s heyday, equally important maritime routes reached from the Egyptian Red Sea across the Indian Ocean. The ancient city of Berenike, located approximately 500 miles south of today’

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Rome and the Distant East
  • Author : Raoul McLaughlin
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2010-07-08

Studies the complex system of trade exchanges and commerce that profoundly changed Roman society.

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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  • Author : Edward Gibbon
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1857

Read online The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire written by Edward Gibbon, published by which was released on 1857. Download full The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Sinews of War and Trade
  • Author : Laleh Khalili
  • Publisher : Verso Trade
  • Release Date : 2020

A wide-ranging account of shipping and capitalism in the Middle East On the map of global trade, China is now the factory of the world. A parade of ships full of raw commodities -iron ore, coal, oil- arrive in its ports, and fleets of container ships leave with manufactured goods

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The Sanskrit Hero
  • Author : Kevin McGrath
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2004-01-01

At the hand of the hero Karna this book offers a model for 'heroic religion', having to a large extent shaped not only the Indic epics, but also cognate Indo-European epics, such as Homer's Iliad.

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The Boundless Sea
  • Author : Peregrine Horden,Nicholas Purcell
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-10-28

This volume brings together for the first time a collection of twelve articles written both jointly and individually by Peregrine Horden and Nicholas Purcell as they have participated in the debates generated by their major work, The Corrupting Sea: A Study of Mediterranean History (2000). One theme in those debates has

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The Roman Empire and the Silk Routes
  • Author : Raoul McLaughlin
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword
  • Release Date : 2016-11-11

A fascinating history of the intricate web of trade routes connecting ancient Rome to Eastern civilizations, including its powerful rival, the Han Empire. The Roman Empire and the Silk Routes investigates the trade routes between Rome and the powerful empires of inner Asia, including the Parthian Empire of ancient Persia,

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European Slave Trading in the Indian Ocean  1500   1850
  • Author : Richard B. Allen
  • Publisher : Ohio University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-01-01

Between 1500 and 1850, European traders shipped hundreds of thousands of African, Indian, Malagasy, and Southeast Asian slaves to ports throughout the Indian Ocean world. The activities of the British, Dutch, French, and Portuguese traders who operated in the Indian Ocean demonstrate that European slave trading was not confined largely to the

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Crossings
  • Author : Federico De Romanis,André Tchernia
  • Publisher : Manohar Publishers
  • Release Date : 2005

This Book Collects And Translates Into English Some Of The Studies That Have Been Recently Published By French And Italian Scholars. It Also Includes A Specially Contributed Overview By The Eminent Indian Historian Romila Thapar That Demonstrates How Far The Ethnocentric Vision Of Indo-Roman History Has Shifted. The Intention Is

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The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea
  • Author : Wilfred H. Schoff
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-07-03

Read online The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea written by Wilfred H. Schoff, published by which was released on 2020-07-03. Download full The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Rethinking Classical Indo Roman Trade
  • Author : Rajan Gurukkal
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2015-11-15

The book is a rethinking of the classical eastern Mediterranean overseas exchange relations with the Indian sub-continent. Characterizing the nature of exchanges in detail against extant sources and theories, the book maintains that the expression, 'Indo-Roman trade' is a misnomer in historiography. It argues that the chieftains and merchants in

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