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Seafaring and seafarers : in the Bronze Age Eastern Mediterranean / A. Bernard Knapp.

Knapp, Arthur Bernard, 1941- (författare)
ISBN 9789088905551
Publicerad: Leiden : Sidestone Press, [2018]
Copyright: ©2018
Engelska 296 pages
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  • 1. Introduction -- A Brief (Pre)History of the Mediterranean Bronze Age -- 2. Maritime Matters and Materials -- Social Aspects -- Seascapes and Seafaring -- Merchants, Mariners and Pirates -- Material Aspects -- Shipwrecks -- Ports and Harbours -- Maritime Transport Containers (MTCs) -- Ships' Representations, Boat Models -- Stone Anchors, Fishing and Fishing Equipment -- 3. Early Bronze Age -- The Levant and Egypt -- Ports and Harbours -- Ships' Representations -- Maritime Transport Containers (MTCs) -- Stone Anchors -- Cyprus -- Anatolia -- Ports and Harbours -- 4. Middle Bronze Age -- The Levant and Egypt -- Ports and Harbours -- Ships' Representations -- Maritime Transport Containers (MTCs) -- Stone Anchors -- Cyprus -- Ships' Representations -- Maritime Transport Containers and Overseas Trade -- Anatolia -- Shipwrecks and Stone Anchors -- Ports and Harbours -- Maritime Transport Containers -- 5. Late Bronze Age -- The Documentary Record -- Ships and Cargoes -- Merchants and Mariners -- The Levant and Egypt -- Ports and Harbours -- Ships' Representations (Levant) -- Ships' Representations (Egypt) -- Maritime Transport Containers (MTCs) -- Stone Anchors, Fishing Tackle and Fish -- Cyprus -- Harbours -- Ships' Representations -- Maritime Transport Containers (MTCs) -- Stone Anchors -- Miniature Anchors, Fishing Tackle and Fish -- Anatolia -- Harbours -- Shipwrecks -- Ships' Representations -- Stone Anchors and Fishing Equipment -- 6. Seafaring, Seafarers and Seaborne Trade -- A Diachronic Overview -- Early Bronze Age -- Middle Bronze Age -- Late Bronze Age -- Networks and Routes of Exchange -- Seafaring, Seafarers and Bronze Age Polities -- 7. Conclusions.
  • Seafaring is a mode of travel, a way to traverse maritime space that enables not only the transport of goods and materials but also of people and ideas - communicating and sharing knowledge across the sea and between different lands. Seagoing ships under sail were operating between the Levant, Egypt, Cyprus and Anatolia by the mid-third millennium BC and within the Aegean by the end of that millennium. By the Late Bronze Age (after ca. 1700/1600 BC), seaborne trade in the eastern Mediterranean made the region an economic epicentre, one in which there was no place for Aegean, Canaanite or Egyptian trading monopolies, or 'thalassocracies'. At that time, the world of eastern Mediterranean seafaring and seafarers became much more complex, involving a number of different peoples in multiple networks of economic and social exchange.0This much is known, or in many cases widely presumed. Is it possible to trace the origins and emergence of these early trade networks? Can we discuss at any reasonable level who was involved in these maritime ventures? Who built the early ships in which maritime trade was conducted, and who captained them? Who sailed them? Which ports and harbours were the most propitious for maritime trade? What other evidence exists for seafaring, fishing, the exploitation of marine resources and related maritime matters?0This study seeks to address such questions by examining a wide range of material, documentary and iconographic evidence, and re-examining a multiplicity of varying interpretations on Bronze Age seafaring and seafarers in the eastern Mediterranean, from Anatolia in the north to Egypt in the south and west to Cyprus. 

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Fartyg  (sao)
Båtar  (sao)
Bronsåldern  (sao)
Sjöfart  -- historia (sao)
Handelssjöfart  -- historia (sao)
Handelsvägar  -- historia (sao)
Handelsförbindelser  -- historia (sao)
Handelsplatser  -- historia (sao)
Sjömansliv  -- historia (sao)
Ships  (LCSH)
Boats and boating  (LCSH)
Bronze age  (LCSH)
Medelhavsländerna 
Före 1500  (sao)

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909.09822 (DDC)
N (kssb/8 (machine generated))
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