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Berenike and the ancient maritime spice route /

The legendary overland silk road was not the only way to reach Asia for ancient travelers from the Mediterranean. During the Roman Empire's heyday, equally important maritime routes reached from the Egyptian Red Sea across the Indian Ocean. The ancient city of Berenike, located approximately 50...

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Main Author: Sidebotham, Steven E.
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011.
Series:California world history library ; 18.
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Online Access:Online version
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