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The commerce and navigation of the Erythraean Sea

being a translation of the Periplus Maris Erythraei

by John Watson McCrindle

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Published by Thacker, Spink in Calcutta .
Written in English,


Edition Notes

Other titlesPeriplus Maris Erythraei.
Statementby an anonymous writer, and of Arrian"s account of the voyage of Nearkhos, from the mouth of the Indus to the head of the Persian Gulf. With introductions, commentary, notes and index, by J.W. McCrindle
ContributionsArrian, Nearchus, of Crete, 4th cent. B.C.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHF386 M3 1879A
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 238 p.
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24424912M

The most ancient claim about the origins of the Phoenicians comes from the "father of history," Herodotus, the Greek historian, who lived around the 5 th century B.C. In “The Histories”, Book 1, Chapter 1, he claims that the Phoenicians came from the shores of the Erythraean Sea. This geographic location at the time of Herodotus was a.   The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea These early trading stories are sketchy and laced with legend, but there can be little doubt that by the second century AD, a well-­‐organised trading system.


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periplus maris erythrÆi, by an anonymous writer, and of. arrian’s account of the voyage of nearkhos, from the mouth of the indus to the head of the persian gulf.

with introductions, commentary, notes, and index. by j. mccrindle, m.a. edin. OCLC Number: Description: iv pages, 1 leaf, pages 22 cm: Other Titles: Periplus Maris Erythraei. Responsibility: being a translation of the Periplus maris Erythraei, by an anonymous writer, and of Arrian's account of the voyage of Nearkhos, from the mouth of.

The Commerce and Navigation of the Erythraean Sea: Being a Translation of the Periplus Maris Erythraei by an Anonymous Writer, and of Arrian's Account of the Voyage of Nearkhos. with Introductions, Commentary, Notes, and Index.

Book from the Archaeological Survey of India Central Archaeological Library, New Delhi. Book Number: Book Title: Commerce and navigation of the Erythraean sea Book. For John Watson McCrindle's translation, see The Commerce and Navigation of the Erythraean Sea.

Eggermont () noted that its translation is based upon an untrustworthy edition of the text and was only able to endorse Frisk 's French Le Périple de la Mer Erythrée suivi d'une Étude sur la Tradition et la Langue (Göteborgs Högskolas. The commerce and navigation of the Erythraean Sea: being translations of the "Periplus maris Erythraei" by an anonymous writer and partly from Arrian's account of the voyage of Nearkhos ; followed by Ancient India as described by Ktesias the Knidian: being a translation of the abridgement of his "Indika" by Photios and of the fragments of that work preserved in other writers.

The commerce and navigation of the Erythræan sea; being a tr. of the Periplus maris Erythræi Item Preview. The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea is a Roman period guide to trade and navigation in the Indian Ocean. Justly famous for offering a contemporary and descriptive account of early Indian Ocean Author: Eivind Heldaas Seland.

Nelcynda (Ancient Greek: Νέλκυνδα) is a place in ancient was described in Pliny's classical work The Natural History as well as in Periplus of the Erythraean was believed to be the capital of the Ay kingdom. Nakkada near Niranam in Pathanamthitta district are often identified with Nelcynda.

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with historical introductions, commentary, critical notes, and indexes [by] John. MARITIME COMMERCEIt is an unfortunate truth that voyages of discovery and engagements of great naval fleets too often have at base a commercial motive. In a sense, then, literature of the sea is fundamentally based on commerce—its setting, characters, and plots molded to match particular maritime trades.

Even yachting is the most conspicuous reward of successful commercial enterprise. An anonymous, Greek work of some 6 words, the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea is primarily concerned with trade, but it also touches on production, navigation, geography, ethnography, his-tory, and geopolitics from Egypt in the west to the Malay Penin-sula in the east.

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The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea is one of those human documents, like the journals of Marco Polo and Columbus and Vespucci, which express not only individual enterprise, but the awakening of a whole race towards new fields of geographical discovery and commercial is the first record of organized trading with the nations of the East, in vessels built and commanded by subjects.

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In his book, Seland not only reviews the trade notes made by the anonymous Greek author but also. John Watson McCrindle (16 May - 16 JulyWest Cliff-on-Sea) was a Scottish classical philologist and educator who wrote several major works on references to India in ancient classical writings.

Life. McCrindle was the son of John McCrindle and was born near Maybole, Ayrshire and went to the University of Edinburgh where he received the Stratton Gold Medal in Authority control: BNF: cbk (data), GND:. The Commerce and Navigation of the Erythraean Sea.

Calcutta, This volume contains a translation (with commentary) of the Periplus Erythraei Maris by an unknown writer of the first Christian century, and of the second part of the Indika of Arrian, in which is described the memorable voyage of Nearchos from the mouth of the Indus to the. Summary The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea is a short work of uncertain date and unknown authorship, written in very difficult Greek.

It is concerned with the coasts of the Red Sea and |Indian Ocean and may be described as a combined trade directory and Admiralty Handbook, giving sailing directions and information about navigational hazards, harbours, imports and exports.

The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea is a short work of uncertain date and unknown authorship, written in very difficult Greek. It is concerned with the coasts of the Red Sea and |Indian Ocean and may be described as a combined trade directory and Admiralty Handbook, giving sailing directions and information about navigational hazards, harbours, imports and exports/5(4).

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It also states about the initiation of a whole race towards new fields of geographical discovery and commercial accomplishment. A considerable amount of information on trade liaisons between the Roman world and India is provided in this Author: Chandima S.M. Wickramasinghe. The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea (PME) is a text belonging to the periplus (‘a sailing around’) genre which was written ar ound the middle of the 1st century AD 1 in koinè.

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by John Watson McCrindle (Gutenberg ebook). Periplus of the Erythraean Sea by Wilfred Harvey Schoff, Arrian Arrian. Title Periplus of the Erythraean Sea. Author Wilfred Harvey Schoff, Arrian Arrian. Publisher Franklin Classics Trade Press. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the Rating: % positive.

Chapter 10 – Commerce External commerce. This is given in the “Periplus of the Erythraean Sea,” apparently the work of an experienced practical sailor in that part of the ocean. He describes the whole coast of the Red Sea, and of the south-east of Arabia; and that of India, from the Indus round Cape Comorin to a point high up on the.

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(The Commerce and Navigation of the Erythraean Sea) -- The Voyage of Nearchus in the Erythraean Sea Pliny -- Ptolemy -- Indian Travels of Apollonius of Tyana, by Priaulx -- Aelian -- Dionysios Periegetes -- Accounts of the Brahmanas and Sramanas: Bardaisan (Bardesanes) -- Dion Chrysostom -- Pseudo-Kallisthenes -- Incidental Notices.

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McCrindle, of the Bengal Educational Service, translated from the Greek two of the most important sources for. The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea, also known by its Latin name as the 'Periplus Maris Erythraei', is a Greco-Roman periplus written in the Koine Greek (Common Greek) language,which describes navigation and trading opportunities from Roman Egyptian ports like Berenice Troglodytica along the coast of the Red Sea, and others along Horn of Africa, the Sindh region of Pakistan, along.

Ancient seafaring Maritime prehistory. There are indications as stone tools and traces left on a rhinoceros skeleton that suggest early hominids crossed the sea and colonized the Philippine island of Luzon in a time frame as early astoyears ago. The earliest sea crossings by anatomically modern humans occurred aro to 65, years ago, when Australo-Melanesian.THE PERIPLUS OF THE ERYTHRAEAN SEA AND THE ARAB-PERSIAN GULF * The tentative issue of the present contribution is an attempt to clarify an obvious paradox: on the one hand, the Arab-Persian Gulf is totally absent from the most important historical source about trade between the West and India in the 1st cent.

A.D., 1 the Periplus Maris Erythraei, and on the other hand, continuous Cited by:   Egyptian plus other ships on the Red Sea had to cope with what the unknown author of the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea (= PME= Voyage on the Erythraean Sea) called dangerous coral reefs. The Britannica refers to complex waters making Red Sea navigation difficult and dangerous.