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The Resource Berenike and the ancient maritime spice route, Steven E. Sidebotham

Berenike and the ancient maritime spice route, Steven E. Sidebotham

Label
Berenike and the ancient maritime spice route
Title
Berenike and the ancient maritime spice route
Statement of responsibility
Steven E. Sidebotham
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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's Suez Canal, was a significant port among these conduits. In this book, Steven E. Sidebotham, the archaeologist who excavated Berenike, uncovers the role the city played in the regional, local, and "global" economies during the eight centuries of its existence. Sidebotham analyzes
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sidebotham, Steven E
Dewey number
932
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT73.B375
LC item number
S4 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The California world history library
Series volume
18
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Barānīs (Egypt)
  • Barānīs (Egypt)
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Spice trade
  • Trade routes
  • Barānīs (Egypt)
  • Port cities
  • Eastern Desert (Egypt)
  • International trade
  • Barānīs (Egypt)
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Classical antiquities
  • Antiquities
  • Commerce
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • International trade
  • Manners and customs
  • Port cities
  • Spice trade
  • Trade routes
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Havensteden
  • Oudheid
  • Internationale handel
  • Archeologische vondsten
  • Baranīs
Label
Berenike and the ancient maritime spice route, Steven E. Sidebotham
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Geography, climate, ancient authors, and modern visitors -- Pre-Roman infrastructure in the Eastern Desert -- Ptolemaic diplomatic-military-commercial activities -- Ptolemaic and early Roman Berenike and environs -- Inhabitants of Berenike in Roman times -- Water in the desert and the ports -- Nile/Red Sea roads -- Other emporia -- Merchant ships -- Commercial networks and trade costs -- Trade in Roman Berenike -- Late Roman Berenike and its demise
Control code
704275943
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 434 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283277617
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
3620276
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt4kkc
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)704275943
Label
Berenike and the ancient maritime spice route, Steven E. Sidebotham
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Geography, climate, ancient authors, and modern visitors -- Pre-Roman infrastructure in the Eastern Desert -- Ptolemaic diplomatic-military-commercial activities -- Ptolemaic and early Roman Berenike and environs -- Inhabitants of Berenike in Roman times -- Water in the desert and the ports -- Nile/Red Sea roads -- Other emporia -- Merchant ships -- Commercial networks and trade costs -- Trade in Roman Berenike -- Late Roman Berenike and its demise
Control code
704275943
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 434 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283277617
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
3620276
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt4kkc
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)704275943

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