IMC 2007: Sessions

Session 227: Port Towns of the Islamic Period 7th-15th Centuries, I: The Archaeological Dimension

Monday 9 July 2007, 14.15-15.45

Organiser:Carol Meyer, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, Illinois
Moderator/Chair:Dionisius A. Agius, Department of Arabic & Middle Eastern Studies, University of Leeds
Paper 227-aAl-Mina': The Medieval Port of Antioch
(Language: English)
Tasha Vorderstrasse, Netherlands Institute of the Near East, Universiteit Leiden
Index terms: Archaeology - Sites, Islamic and Arabic Studies, Maritime and Naval Studies
Paper 227-bThe Medieval Red Sea Ports of Quseir and Aydhab
(Language: English)
David Peacock, School of Humanities, University of Southampton
Paper 227-cAlexandria after 'Amr
(Language: English)
Carol Meyer, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, Illinois
Index terms: Archaeology - Sites, Islamic and Arabic Studies, Maritime and Naval Studies
Paper 227-dPort City Topographies Imagined and Real: What Texts and Archaeology Tell Us about Littoral Urban Forms in the Western Indian Ocean
(Language: English)
Roxani Eleni Margariti, Department of Middle Eastern & South Asian Studies, Emory University
Index terms: Archaeology - Sites, Islamic and Arabic Studies, Maritime and Naval Studies
Abstract

This session will present the archaeology of various port cities in the eastern Mediteranean, Red Sea and western Indian Ocean.