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Levant trade in the later Middle Ages

Eliyahu Ashtor

Levant trade in the later Middle Ages

by Eliyahu Ashtor

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J, Guildford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Near East -- Commerce -- Europe -- History.,
  • Europe -- Commerce -- Near East -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p560-575. - Includes index.

    StatementEliyahu Ashtor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF3756
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii,599p. ;
    Number of Pages599
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21622374M
    ISBN 100691053863

    Asian Experiences: Late Middle Ages. Sources. Continuing Interest. In the Late Middle Ages (–) there was a decided Western European interest in the Far East, in particular in China. Trade, although frequently dangerous and sometimes hindered by wars and local political struggles, continued along the Silk Road without abatement. Also continuing were Christian missionary efforts. From the Middle Ages to Medieval advance (– ce). The millennium between the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century ce and the beginning of the colonial expansion of western Europe in the late 15th century has been known traditionally as the Middle Ages, and the first half of this period consists of the five centuries of the Dark Ages.

    The great profits of the Levant traders are still spoken of in literary sources of the late Middle Ages. One reads, e.g. in the travelogue of Jean Thenaud, who went to Egypt in , that they earned % and more.4 But, needless to say, reliable evidence for the profits of the Levant trade in the late Middle Ages must be sought in documentary. Ibn Tulun would use the country's wealth to extend his rule into the Levant, in a pattern followed by later Egypt-based regimes, from the Ikhshidids to the Mamluk Sultanate. [25] [26] [27] The first years of Ibn Tulun's governorship were dominated by his power struggle with the powerful head of the fiscal administration, the Ibn al-Mudabbir.

    Session 2: Exploring Trade in the Levant through the Histories of Goods Panel Chair: Malcolm Billings Illicit Latin Trade in the Levant during the Later Middle Ages Mike Carr (University of Edinburgh) Fruits of Empire: Figs, Raisins, and the Transformation of. The period from the fall of Acre until the end of the Crusade of Smyrna signified a dramatic shift in crusade impetus, as expeditions to liberate the Holy Land were superseded by those aimed at reducing the maritime power of the Turks in the Aegean. With this shift came a change in participation, as the members of the merchant republics of Venice and Genoa, together with the Frankish states in.


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Book Description: The book is based on Arabic sources, documents in archives of centers of Levantine trade, and material from the files of the firm of Francesco Datini. From the fall of Acre to the journey of Vasco de Gama, the author provides an invaluable description of late medieval Mediterranean trade.

Originally published in The book is based on Arabic sources, documents in archives of centers of Levantine trade, and material from the files of the firm of Francesco Datini. From the fall of Acre to the journey of Vasco de Gama, the author provides an invaluable description of late medieval Mediterranean trade.

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Venice: Marsilio, pp. 71 –   The book is based on Arabic sources, documents in archives of centers of Levantine trade, and material from the files of the firm of Francesco Datini. From the fall of Acre to the journey of Vasco de Gama, the author provides an invaluable description of late medieval Mediterranean trade.

Originally published in Cited by: 4. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Levant trade in the later Middle Ages by Ashtor, Eliyahu, Publication date Topics Europe -- Commerce -- Middle East -- History, Middle East -- Commerce.

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The Levant is the large area in Southwest Asia, south of the Taurus Mountains, bounded by the Mediterranean Sea in the west, the Arabian Desert in the south, and Mesopotamia in the east.

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