1st Edition

Medieval Trade in the Eastern Mediterranean and Beyond

By David Jacoby Copyright 2018
    364 Pages
    by Routledge

    362 Pages
    by Routledge

    Collected Studies CS1066

    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.

    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


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