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III THE SHIPS

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There is hardly any pictorial evidence for Indian Ocean shipping such as exists to clarify the ship types of the ancient Mediterranean. We have to rely on scattered literary sources of all periods down to later medieval times. To exclude all evidence later than the tenth century, on grounds of an artificial symmetry in this book, would have ruled out much valuable information. There are later Arab travelers and  Read more...
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ISBN: 9780691000329 9780691214894 0691214891
Publication:Hourani, George F.; Arab Seafaring : In the Indian Ocean in Ancient and Early Medieval Times - Expanded Edition; 87; Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2020
Language Note: English
Unique Identifier: 8621792994
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There is hardly any pictorial evidence for Indian Ocean shipping such as exists to clarify the ship types of the ancient Mediterranean. We have to rely on scattered literary sources of all periods down to later medieval times. To exclude all evidence later than the tenth century, on grounds of an artificial symmetry in this book, would have ruled out much valuable information. There are later Arab travelers and geographers, such as al-Idrīsi and ibn-Jubayr in the twelfth century, ibn-Baṭṭūṭah in the fourteenth; there are the books of nautical instructions of Aḥmad ibn-Mājid and Sulaymān al-Mahri; and there are short

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