Merchants, sailors & pirates in the Roman world - Nicholas K. Rauh

9780752425429
Title
Merchants, sailors & pirates in the Roman world
Author
Nicholas K. Rauh
format
Paperback / softback
Type
BOOK
Publisher
Tempus
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20030501

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During the 1st century BC the Romans dominated the Mediterranean, largely due to their extraordinary success in trade. However, sailors must have dreaded the pirates who flourished in equal measure during these years. This scholarly yet accessible study focuses on the Mediterranean at a time when it was transformed from a Hellenistic to a Roman powerbase. 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.

Keyword Index
Merchants - Rome.|Pirates - Mediterranean Sea - History.|Trade routes - Mediterranean Sea - History.|Rome - Commerce - Mediterranean Area.|Rome - History - Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D.
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
174