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The Periplus of the Erythræan sea

travel and trade in the Indian Ocean

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Published by Longmans, Green, and Co. in New York .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby a merchant of the first century; tr. from the Greek and annotated by Wilfred H. Schoff.
      ContributionsSchoff, Wilfred Harvey, 1874-1932, tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF386 .P42
      The Physical Object
      Pagination323 p.
      Number of Pages323
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6540100M
      LC Control Number12002956
      OCLC/WorldCa2673695

      THE PERIPLUS OF THE ERYTHRAEAN SEA AND THE ARAB-PERSIAN GULF * The tentative issue of the present contribution is an attempt to clarify an obvious paradox: on the one hand, the Arab-Persian Gulf is totally absent from the most important historical source about trade between the West and India in the 1st cent. A.D., 1 the Periplus Maris Erythraei, and on the other hand, continuous. Find link is a tool written by Edward Betts.. Longer titles found: Periplus of the Erythraean Sea () searching for Erythraean Sea 60 found ( total) alternate case: erythraean Sea Malabathrum ( words) no match in snippet view article find links to article This article is about the ointment historically known as malabathrum, and the leaves from which it was prepared.

      Map showing the Erythraean Sea off the Horn of Africa. Drawn by James Rennell, Names, routes and locations of the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea. Ancient map (17th century) depicting the locations of the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea.   The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea is a Greek periplus, 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 text has been ascribed to different dates between the 1st and 3rd centuries AD, but a mid-1st century date is now the.

      The South West monsoon was key for the voyage from the West to India: Ships would leave Egypt in July in order to catch the wind bringing them safely into India in September. Uss Patterson Ff Mediterranean-red Sea-indian Ocean Cruise Book. The Security - $ The Security Of Sea Lanes Of Communication In The Indian Ocean Region. Sea Log - $ Sea Log Indian Ocean To New York By May Joseph Hardcover Book Free Shipping.


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sister projects: Wikipedia article, Commons category, Wikidata item.; A translation of the Greek Περίπλους τῆς Ἐρυθράς Θαλάσσης (Períplous tē̂s Erythrás Thalássēs), also known by its Latin translation Periplus Maris Erythraei and as the Periplus of the Eritrean Sea or the Voyage around the Erythraean John Watson McCrindle's translation, see The.

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Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile repri /5(2). Bibliography of the Periplus: p. The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea: travel and trade in the Indian OceanPages:   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.

of the erythrÆan sea; being a translation of the. periplus maris erythrÆi, by an anonymous writer, and of. arrian’s account of the voyage of nearkhos, from the mouth of the indus to the head of the persian gulf.

with introductions, commentary, notes, and index. by j. mccrindle, m.a. edin. The Periplus of the Erythræan Sea: Travel and Trade in the Indian Ocean by a Merchant of the First Century (Classic Reprint) (Book).

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Periplus Maris Erythraei. Periplus of the Erythræan sea. New York, Longmans, Green, and Co., 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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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 8. 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.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Commerce, Ancient Geography, Classical geography, History.

to the conquest of this whole country by the Kushans, which occurred soon after 95 A. The "war-like nation of the Bactrians" is the tribe of Yueh-chi or Kushans, formerly subject to China, who, after being driven westward by the Huns, overran the Greek kingdom of Bactria and set up there a powerful kingdom which, early in the second century A.

D., conquered most of northern India. The Periplus Maris Erythraei (“Navigation of the Erythrean [i.e., Red] Sea”), an anonymous Greek travel book written in the 1st century ce, lists a series of ports along the Indian coast, including Muziris (Cranganore), Colchi (Korkai), Poduca, and Sopatma.

An excavation at. Book Description. 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 exports.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea by,Longmans, Green edition, The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea ( edition) | Open Library. The Periplus of the Erythræan Sea: Travel and Trade in the Indian Ocean.

Anonymous The Periplus of the Erythræan Sea: Travel and Trade in the Indian Ocean Anonymous This book was originally published prior toand represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work.

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 sell in. A periplus (/ ˈ p ɛr ɪ p l ʌ s /) or periplous is a manuscript document that lists the ports and coastal landmarks, in order and with approximate intervening distances, that the captain of a vessel could expect to find along a shore.

In that sense the periplus was a type of log. It served the same purpose as the later Roman itinerarium of road stops; however, the Greek navigators added.

The Commerce and Navigation of the Erythræan Sea Being a Translation of the Periplus Maris Erythræi, by an Anonymous Writer, and of Arrian's Account of the Voyage of Nearkhos, from the Mouth of the Indus to the Head of the Persian Gulf Alternate Title: .Biblical references.

Ophir in Genesis 10 (the Table of Nations) is said to be the name of one of the sons of Joktan. The Books of Kings and Chronicles tell of a joint expedition to Ophir by King Solomon and the Tyrian king Hiram I from Ezion-Geber, a port on the Red Sea, that brought back large amounts of gold, precious stones and 'algum wood' and of a later failed expedition by king.Red Sea, ancient Sinus Arabicus or Erythraean Sea, narrow sea, c, sq mi (, sq km), c.1, mi (2, km) long and up to mi ( km) wide, between Africa (Egypt, Sudan, and Eritrea) and the Arabian peninsula (Saudi Arabia and Yemen); a part of the Great Rift Gulf of Aqaba and the Gulf of Suez are the sea's northern arms; between them is the Sinai peninsula.