Byzantine Trade, 4th-12th Centuries: The Archaeology of by Marlia Mundell Mango PDF

By Marlia Mundell Mango

ISBN-10: 0754663108

ISBN-13: 9780754663102

The 28 papers study questions on the subject of the level and nature of Byzantine alternate from overdue Antiquity into the center a long time. The Byzantine nation used to be the one political entity of the Mediterranean to outlive Antiquity and hence bargains a theoretical common opposed to which to degree diachronic and nearby adjustments in buying and selling practices in the region and past. to enrich earlier large paintings on past due old long-distance exchange in the Mediterranean (based at the grain provide, amphorae and positive ware circulation), the papers pay attention to neighborhood and foreign exchange. The emphasis is on lately exposed or studied archaeological facts in relation to key subject matters. those comprise neighborhood retail organization in the urban, a few nearby markets in the empire, the construction and/or move styles of specific items (metalware, ivory and bone, glass, pottery), and gadgets of foreign exchange, either exports akin to wine and glass, imports comparable to materia medica, and the inability of importation of, for instance, Sasanian pottery. specifically, new paintings when it comes to particular areas of Byzantium's foreign alternate is highlighted: in Britain, the Levant, the crimson Sea, the Black Sea and China. Papers of the thirty eighth Spring Symposium of Byzantine stories, held in 2004 at Oxford lower than the auspices of the Committee for Byzantine Studies.

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