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By Marlia Mundell Mango (ed)

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The 28 papers study questions on the subject of the level and nature of Byzantine alternate from overdue Antiquity into the center a while. The Byzantine kingdom used to be the single political entity of the Mediterranean to outlive Antiquity and therefore bargains a theoretical typical opposed to which to degree diachronic and nearby adjustments in buying and selling practices in the zone and past. to enrich earlier broad paintings on overdue old long-distance alternate in the Mediterranean (based at the grain provide, amphorae and high quality ware circulation), the papers be aware of neighborhood and foreign trade.The emphasis is on lately exposed or studied archaeological facts in relation to key themes. those contain neighborhood retail enterprise in the urban, a few local markets in the empire, the construction and/or movement styles of specific items (metalware, ivory and bone, glass, pottery), and gadgets of foreign alternate, either exports similar to wine and glass, imports equivalent to materia medica, and the shortcoming of importation of, for instance, Sasanian pottery. particularly, new paintings in relation to particular areas of Byzantium's foreign alternate is highlighted: in Britain, the Levant, the purple Sea, the Black Sea and China.It comprises papers of the thirty eighth Spring Symposium of Byzantine reviews, held in 2004 at Oxford below the auspices of the Committee for Byzantine experiences.

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Sidebotham. Berenike, residential-business building with courtyard. E. Sidebotham. Berenike, residential-business building with niche. E. Sidebotham. Berenike, church (5th century AD). E. Sidebotham. Berenike, terracotta lamps found in the church (fig. 10). E. Sidebotham. North-easternmost Africa and the Red Sea, with location of Aksum. Drawing: D. Phillipson. Gold coin of the Aksumite king MHDYS. Staatliche Miinzsammlung, Munich. Photo courtesy of Prof. Dr W. Halm. Components of ivory throne, Tomb of the Brick Arches, Aksum.

Tomber, 'Rome and Mesopotamia: importers into India in the first millennium AD', Antiquity 81 (2007), 972-88, esp. 979-84, figs 5-6; eadem, Indo-Roman Trade: from pots to pepper (London, 2008), 39-43, 83, table 1 and 126, fig. 21. 43 Mundell Mango,'Maritime trade', 155-7. BYZANTINE TRADE 14 the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean, finding locally carved ivory that recalls work known within the Empire. Papers 25-26 return to the medieval Mediterranean, to East and West. Paper 25 examines a triangular system of trade networks linking the Adriatic with Constantinople and Alexandria, as developed by Venice between the 8th and 11th centuries.

Economic History, 171-220. R. Hodges and D. Whitehouse, Mohammed, Charlemagme and the Origins of Europe (London, 1983); R. Hodges and D. Whitehouse, Mahomet, Charlemagne et les origines de 1'Europe, trans. C. Morrissson, with a preface by C. -P. Sodini (Paris, 1996). 5 MARLIA MUNDELL MANGO 5 Whitehouse publication, two others have re-examined the Mediterranean. In The Corrupting Sea, published in 2000, Peregrine Horden. and Nicholas Purcell' identified and analyzed the ecology of its microregions continuously engaged in small-scale activities such as cabotage, but occasionally externally stimulated to larger enterprise.

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