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Medieval Trade in the Eastern Mediterranean and Beyond

1st Edition

By David Jacoby


346 pages

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The articles in this collection cover the region extending from Italy to the Black Sea and to Egypt, over a period of seven centuries, with an emphasis on the considerable economic and social interaction between the West and the regions of the Eastern Mediterranean. They represent key works in the oeuvre of David Jacoby, the doyen of scholars in the field over many decades.

Table of Contents

1. Venetian Commercial Expansion in the Eastern Mediterranean, 8th-11th centuries 2. The Venetians in Byzantine and Lusignan Cyprus: Trade, Settlement, and Politics 3. Commercio e navigazione degli Amalfitani nel Mediterraneo orientale: sviluppo e decline 4. The Economic Function of the Crusader States of the Levant: a New Approach 5. Acre-Alexandria: A Major Commercial Axis of the Thirteenth Century 6. Marco Polo, His Close Relatives, and His Travel Account: Some New Insights 7. Byzantium, the Italian Maritime Powers, and the Black Sea before 1204 8. Mediterranean Food and Wine for Constantinople: The Long-Distance Trade, Eleventh to Mid-Fifteenth Century 9. Rural Exploitation and Market Economy in the Late Medieval Peloponnese 10. Jews and Christians in Venetian Crete: Segregation, Interaction, and Conflict

About the Author

David Jacoby is Professor Emeritus of History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / Ancient / General
HISTORY / Ancient / Egypt
HISTORY / Middle East / Egypt (see also Ancient / Egypt)
HISTORY / Middle East / General