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Sailing from Polis to Empire

Ships in the Eastern Mediterranean during the Hellenistic Period

What can the architecture of ancient ships tell us about their capacity to carry cargo or to navigate certain trade routes? How do such insights inform our knowledge of the ancient economies that depended on maritime trade across the Mediterranean?
These and similar questions lie behind Sailing from Polis to Empire, a fascinating insight into the practicalities of trading by boat in the ancient world. Allying modern scientific knowledge with Hellenistic sources, this interdisciplinary col...


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  • Éditeur : Open Book Publishers
  • Collection : OBP collection
  • Lieu d’édition : Cambridge
  • Année d’édition : 2020
  • Publication sur OpenEdition Books : 06 avril 2021
  • EAN (Édition imprimée) : 9781783746934
  • EAN électronique : 9791036563041
  • Nombre de pages : xvii-127 p.

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Histoire

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Histoire, Afrique, Europe
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