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Classic ships of Islam : from Mesopotamia to the Indian Ocean

Author: Dionisius A Agius
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.
Series: Handbuch der Orientalistik., Erste Abteilung,, Nahe und der Mittlere Osten ;, 92 Bd.
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Drawing upon Arabic literary sources, iconographic evidence and archaeological finds, this book examines trade, port towns, ship construction, seamanship, ship typology and their historical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Agius, Dionisius A.
Classic ships of Islam.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
(OCoLC)760160337
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dionisius A Agius
ISBN: 9789004158634 9004158634
OCLC Number: 166382495
Description: xix, 505 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: A Journey Into The Past --
Early Maritime Contacts --
Trade and Port Towns of the Classical and Medieval Islamic Period --
Primitive Boats and Bronze Age Construction Features: Mesopotamia and the Persian Gulf --
Construction Features of Perso-Arabian andWest Indian Ships in Medieval Islam --
Seamanship --
The Ship at Sea: Trade and Jajj --
The Ship at Sea: Naval Incursions --
General Boat and Ship-Terms --
Classic Ships --
River Boats and Deep-Sea Vessels: Types and Functions --
Warships and Transport Vessels --
Language and Culture Contact: Terminology and Technology.
Series Title: Handbuch der Orientalistik., Erste Abteilung,, Nahe und der Mittlere Osten ;, 92 Bd.
Responsibility: by Dionisius A. Agius.
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