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Periplus of the Erythraean sea

Periplus of the Erythraean sea

travel and trade in the Indian Ocean

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Published by Oriental Books Reprint Corp. : exclusively distributed by Munshiram Monoharlal Publishers in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Indian Ocean Region
    • Subjects:
    • Geography, Ancient.,
    • Classical geography.,
    • Indian Ocean Region -- Commerce -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMerchant of the first century.
      Statementby a merchant of the first century ; translated from the Greek and annotated by Wilfred H. Schoff.
      ContributionsSchoff, Wilfred H. 1874-1932, ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF386 .P42 1974
      The Physical Object
      Pagination323 p. :
      Number of Pages323
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5178928M
      LC Control Number74929621

      The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea. Description. A periplus was a book/scroll written for sailors and merchants in the Hellenistic world. The writer wrote down sailing directions, the names of ports and the products a merchant could buy in those places, along with information about the states and people. This one was written in Alexandria. By an unknown author. With some extracts from Agatharkhides 'On the Erythraean Sea'. Translated and edited by G. W. B. Huntingford. Pp. xiv+ last blank, frontispiece plus 4 plates including a folding map, text illustrations and maps several full page maps, appendices, bibliography, indices; demy 8vo; blue cloth, lettered & decorated in gilt and ruled in blind, the boards a trifle canted.

        The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea by, unknown edition, Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea or Periplus of the Red Sea (Greek: Περίπλους τὴς Ἐρυθράς Θαλάσσης, Latin: Periplus Maris Erythraei) is a Greco-Roman periplus, written in Greek, describing navigation and trading opportunities from Roman Egyptian ports like Berenice along the coast of the Red Sea, and others along Northeast Africa and India.

      The Periplus Maris Erythraei, “Circumnavigation of the Red Sea,” is the single most important source of information for ancient Rome’s maritime trade in these waters (i.e., the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, and western Indian Ocean).Written in the first century A.D. by a Greek merchant or skipper, it is a short manual for the traders who sailed from the Red Sea ports of Roman Egypt to buy and.   The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea is an anonymous work written by a Greek Egyptian in the first century work is a chapter description of the coastlines around the Indian Ocean, with descriptions of the major port cities, the goods that could be had at each port, and much more.


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The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea, by an unknown author: With some extracts from Agatharkhides 'On the Erythraean Sea' (Hakluyt Society, Second Series). The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea is a short work of uncertain date and unknown authorship, written in very difficult Greek.5/5(2).

The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea, by an unknown author: With some extracts from Agatharkhides 'On the Erythraean Sea' (Hakluyt Society, Second Series) 1st Edition by G.W.B.

Huntingford (Editor) out of 5 stars 5 ratings/5(5). Quite enjoyable periplus, or handbook of sea routes and port guides, written in the 1st century and describing the Indian Ocean, Red Sea, and Persian Gulf (collectively the Red Sea or Erythra Thalassa in Greek).

For something intended as not much more than a 3/5. the periplus of the erythraean sea: notes: articles of trade mentioned in the periplus: articles subject to duty at alexandria: date of the periplus as determined by various commentators: rulers mentioned in the periplus: index: map to illustrate the periplus: at end of book.

The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea (Red Sea) is a Greeko Roman work that describes navigation and trading opportunities from Roman Egyptian parts Periplus of the Erythraean sea book the coast of Red Sea, Horn of Africa, Sindh region of Pakistan etc The author is unknown.

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The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea is a Roman period guide to trade and navigation in the Indian Ocean. Justly famous for offering a contemporary and descriptive account of early Indian Ocean.

The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea is a short work of uncertain date and unknown authorship, written in very difficult by: 1. The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea is a guide book of navigation and sea trade.

The account starts from Egyptian Port of Mussel Harbour and traces all the ports along the coast of Arabia, then on to the coast of India from the mouth of Indus to Bengal in detail and talks about the distances and sailing time, along with various commodities traded in the ports visited.

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An edition of The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea () The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea. Periplus of the Erythraean Sea (2nd Series ) - Google Books A trader's guide to the Red Sea and neighbouring Indian Ocean coasts, anonymous, written probably between 95 and A.D., here in.

The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea or Periplus of the Red Sea (Greek: Περίπλους τῆς Ἐρυθράς Θαλάσσης, Latin: Periplus Maris Erythraei) is a Greco-Roman periplus, written in Greek, describing navigation and trading opportunities from Roman Egyptian ports like Berenice along the coast of the Red Sea, and others along Northeast Africa and the Sindh and South western.

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The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea is a short work of uncertain date and unknown authorship, written in very difficult Greek. Published in Greek, in (STOHASTIS Publishing House, Athens - Greece), p., the book consists in a theoretical approach and analytical presentation of a major historical phenomenon that shaped to a very large extent the World History: the.

Illustrations:Numerous B/w Illustrations and 1 Map Description:The Periplus furnishes a most interesting part of early commercial history. Its study enables us to have a glimpse of the first record of organized trading with the nations of the East, in vessels built and commanded by subjects of the Western World.

The book was originally written in the form of notes, which has been maintained in. The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea is a short work of uncertain date and unknown authorship, written in very difficult Greek. It is concerned with the coasts of the Red Sea and |Indian Ocean and may be described as a combined trade directory and Admiralty Handbook, giving sailing directions and information about navigational hazards, harbours, imports and s: 4.

The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea is a short work of uncertain date and unknown authorship, written in very difficult Greek. It is concerned with the coasts of the Red Sea and |Indian Ocean and may be described as a combined trade directory and Admiralty Handbook, giving sailing directions and information about navigational hazards, harbours, imports and s: 4.The Periplus of the Erythræan Sea: Travel and Trade in the Indian Ocean by a Merchant of the First Century (Classic Reprint) (Book).Contents:Prefatory note; Preface; Introduction; Note on some of the features of the translation; Topographical summary; The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea; Appendices; Extracts from Agatharkhides 'on the Erythraean sea; Bibliography; Indexes.

Series Title: Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, 2nd ser., no. Other Titles: Periplus Maris.