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The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea

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Published by Hakluyt Society in London .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby an unknown author ; with some extracts from Agatharkhidēs "On the Erythraean sea" ; translated and edited by G.W.B. Huntingford.
      SeriesWorks issued by the Hakluyt Society : 2d series ;, no. 151, Works issued by the Hakluyt Society ;, 2nd ser., no. 151.
      ContributionsHuntingford, George Wynn Brereton., Agatharchides., Thomas Leiper Kane Collection (Library of Congress. Hebraic Section)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG161 .H2 2d ser, no. 151, HF386 .H2 2d ser, no. 151
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 225 p., [4] leaves of plates (1 fold.) :
      Number of Pages225
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3893165M
      ISBN 100904180050
      LC Control Number81454810

      In addition to the above, works of art are mentioned. The market-towns of this region are, in order, after Barygaza: Suppara, and the city of Calliena, which in the time of the elder Saraganus became a lawful market-town; but since it came into the possession of Sandares the port is much obstructed, and Greek ships landing there may chance to be taken to Barygaza under guard. Salt himself was obliged to rearrange their chronology in order to fit it to known facts, and it is quite possible that his rearrangement has slipped in a whole reign before that of Za Hakale. According to Scaliger it was gum-lac used as a dye. The capital city is supposed to be the modern Singanfu. Muziris, of the same kingdom, abounds in ships sent there with cargoes from Arabia, and by the Greeks; it is located on a river, distant from Tyndis by river and sea five hundred stadia, and up the river from the shore twenty stadia.

      In this island they also catch them in a peculiar wav, in wicker baskets, which they fasten across the channel-opening between the breakers. Then there are the islands called Sesecrienae and that of the Aegidii, and that of the Caenitae, opposite the place called Chersonesus and in these places there are piratesand after this the White Island. The frankincense is gathered by the King's slaves and those who are sent to this service for punishment. Strabo p.

      The Arabian poets celebrate swords made of Indian steel. As the current of trade gradually flowed beyond the Nile and Euphrates to the peoples of the north, and their curiosity began to trace the better things toward their source in India, new trade-routes were gradually opened. Many trade goods are mentioned in the Periplus, but some of the words naming trade goods are seen nowhere else in ancient literature, and so we can only guess as to what they might be. Bruce found the hunting of the rhinoceros still a trade in Abyssinia. Here was the famous inscription reciting the conquests of Ptolemy Euergetes B. He describes it as white and brittle between the teeth, of the size of a hazel-nut at most, and used in medicine only.


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The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea Download PDF Ebook

There are no wild beasts except the crocodiles; but there they do not attack men. Every year on the borders of the land of This there comes together a tribe of men with short bodies and broad, flat faces, and by nature peaceable; they are called Besatae, and are almost entirely uncivilized.

Tyndis is of the Kingdom of Cerobothra; it is a village in plain sight by the sea. And here also is found a little ivory like that The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea book Adulis. Beyond these there is a barbarous region which is no longer of the same Kingdom, but now belongs to Persia.

They meet in a place between their own country and the land of This. Not Strabo or Pliny or Ptolemyhowever great the store of knowledge they gathered together, can equal in human interest this unknown merchant who wrote merely of the things he dealt in and the peoples he met—those peoples of whom our civilization still knows so little and to whom it owes so much; who brought to the restless West the surplus from the ordered and industrious East, The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea book in so doing ruled the waters of the "Erythraean Sea.

Kottonarik pepper exported in large quantities from Mouziris and Nelkunda 56 ; long pepper from Barugaza There The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea book a river near it called the Ganges, and it rises and falls in the same way as the Nile.

Thus we have two methods of conducting this commerce perfectly direct; and another by touching on this coast with a final destination to Arabia. Not until the coming of those vast changes in industry and transportation which marked the nineteenth century did the Western nations find commodities of which the East stood in need, and laying them down in Eastern market on their own terms, turn back the channels of trade from their ancient direction.

Schwanbeck, however, maintaining the correctness of the MS. The occurrence of the name throughout North Africa is remarkable. From Comari toward the south this region extends to Colchi, where the pearl-fisheries are; they are worked by condemned criminals ; and it belongs to the Pandian Kingdom.

The peoples of that region, the various Arab tribes and more especially those ancestors of the Phoenicians, the mysterious Red Men, were the active carries or intermediaries. Exported from Skythic Barbarikon The town covered many acres.

Bruce found the hunting of the rhinoceros still a trade in Abyssinia. Exported from Egypt The Abyssinian highlands were peopled by a Hamitic stock originally related to the Egyptians as well as to the still uncivilized tribes of the eastern and western desert, but with a mixture of negro blood and a strong strain of Arabian origin.

For thousands of years before the emergence of the Greeks from savagery, or before the exploits of the Phoenicians in the Mediterranean and Atlantic, human culture and commerce had centered in the countries bordering on the Persian Gulf; in Elam and Babylonia, and in the "whole land of Havilah, where there is gold: and the gold of that land is good; there is bdellium and the onyx stone.

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