Merchants, Sailors & Pirates in the Roman World

[Nicholas K. Rauh] ✓ Merchants, Sailors & Pirates in the Roman World ☆ Read Online eBook or Kindle ePUB. Merchants, Sailors & Pirates in the Roman World However, sailors must have dreaded the pirates who flourished in equal measure during these years. Rauh identifies Romes most important trading centers around the coasts, pirates coves and strongholds, and the forts that were built by the Romans to counteract them.. This scholarly yet accessible study focuses on the Mediterranean at a time when it was transformed from a Hellenistic to a Roman powerbase. During the 1st century BC the Romans dominated the Mediterranean, largely due to their extr

Merchants, Sailors & Pirates in the Roman World

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Rating : 4.82 (578 Votes)
Asin : 0752425420
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 174 Pages
Publish Date : 2017-07-09
Language : English

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However, sailors must have dreaded the pirates who flourished in equal measure during these years. Rauh identifies Rome's most important trading centers around the coasts, pirates' coves and strongholds, and the forts that were built by the Romans to counteract them.. This scholarly yet accessible study focuses on the Mediterranean at a time when it was transformed from a Hellenistic to a Roman powerbase. During the 1st century BC the Romans dominated the Mediterranean, largely due to their extraordinary success in trade

Unique and informative if a bit dry Phillip J. Ramirez Professor Rauh's work on is a very unique book. I say that because it combines many aspects into one concise study. Trade, maritime travel, Roman expansion and piracy. Many of these topics are covered by themselves, (and in the case of Piracy not at all unless you seek out academic journals), but never together in a cheap and introductory manner th

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