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By Federico De Romanis, Marco Maiuro

Across the Ocean includes 9 essays, every one devoted to a key query within the heritage of the alternate relatives among the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean from Antiquity to the Early glossy interval: the function of the country within the purple Sea exchange, Roman coverage within the crimson Sea, the functionality of Trajan s Canal, the pepper exchange, the pearl alternate, the Nabataean middlemen, using gold in historical India, the consistent renewal of the Indian Ocean ports of exchange, and the increase and dying of the VOC."

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3 All mouths were not equal in this respect. Cf. map in Bietak 1975, 176, Ab. 43 and in Butzer 1975, 1047, Fig. 2. 4  Such a combination of land- and river-transport for trading purposes between the Mediterranean world and the East is attested in the context of the Nabataean perfume and aromatic trade, as discussed by Terpstra in this volume. 5 This question is discussed in detail by Cooper 2011. 270) commemorate work done on the eastern stretch of the canal. Cf. Aubert 2004a, 225–27, based on previous work by G.

Cat. 271 (forty-eight examples of these two pearl earring types were found); cat. n. 283 and colour plate 189 for a crotalum-type pearl earring (earrings with a bundle of pearls) from the House of Menander in Pompeii. Museo Nazionale, Naples, inv. 124666 for the mosaic of the matron with pearls. For a history of pearl fishing in the Classsical World, Donkin 1998, 80–104; finds in archaeological contexts, Donkin 1998, 90–91. , Prop.

Lond. Lond. iv 1465 descr. ). -F. ), Paris 1809–1928). Modern work is represented by Bruyère 1966; Bietak 1975; Holladay 1982 and 1999ab; Redmount 1989 and 1995; Sonnabend 1999; and Cooper 2009. 10 The scholarly literature on the subject is growing: Posener 1938; Calderini 1940; Sijpesteijn 1963; Oertel 1964; Tuplin 1991; Redmount 1995; Mayerson 1996; De Romanis 2002; Aubert 2004a, 2004b, and 2013; Jördens 2007 and 2009; Trombley 2009, with a translation of documents from the Arabic period; Cooper 2009, with an interesting study of the landscape and archaeological remains of the canal in the Eastern Delta; and Sidebotham 2011, 179–82.

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