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Maritime History of India - Marine Archaeology in the Gulf of Cambay, Indian Maritime History, Indo-Roman Trade and Relations (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
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Maritime History of India - Marine Archaeology in the Gulf of Cambay, Indian Maritime History, Indo-Roman Trade and Relations (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 28. Chapters: Marine archaeology in the Gulf of Cambay, Indian maritime history, Indo-Roman trade and relations, Maritime history of Orissa, Kodungallur, Battle of Diu, Indo-Roman relations, Bombay Dockyard, Boita, Joseph Peabody, Ballard Bunder Gatehouse, Harishpur, Orissa, Bali Jatra, Khalkatapatna, Chelitalo, Pithunda, Sadhaba, Manikpatna, 1947 Ramdas Ship Disaster. Excerpt: Indian maritime history begins during the 3rd millennium BCE when inhabitants of the Indus Valley initiated maritime trading contact with Mesopotamia. The Roman historian Strabo mentions an increase in Roman trade with India following the Roman annexation of Egypt. By the time of Augustus up to 120 ships were setting sail every year from Myos Hormos to India. As trade between India and the Greco-Roman world increased spices became the main import from India to the Western world, bypassing silk and other commodities. Indians were present in Alexandria while Christian and Jew settlers from Rome continued to live in India long after the fall of the Roman empire, which resulted in Rome's loss of the Red Sea ports, previously used to secure trade with India by the Greco-Roman world since the Ptolemaic dynasty. The Indian commercial connection with South East Asia proved vital to the merchants of Arabia and Persia during the 7th-8th century. On orders of Manuel I of Portugal, four vessels under the command of navigator Vasco da Gama rounded the Cape of Good Hope, continuing to the eastern coast of Africa to Malindi to sail across the Indian Ocean to Calicut. The wealth of the Indies was now open for the Europeans to explore. The Portuguese Empire was one of the early European empires to grow from spice trade. April 5, 1964 marks the National Maritime Day of India. On this day in 1919 navigation history was created when SS Loyalty, the first ship of The Scindia S...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2011
First published: July 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-52747-4
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-156-52747-3
Barcode: 9781156527474

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