IMC 2007: Sessions

Session 327: Port Towns of the Islamic Period 7th-15th Centuries, II: Towns, Trade, and Seafaring

Monday 9 July 2007, 16.30-18.00

Organiser:Gerald Crowson, Society for the Medieval Mediterranean, Norwich
Moderator/Chair:Dionisius A. Agius, Department of Arabic & Middle Eastern Studies, University of Leeds
Paper 327-aAcre and Tyre: Two 'Competing' Ports in the Mediterranean Seafaring and Trade System in the 10th-13th Centuries
(Language: English)
Ruthy Gertwagen, Department of Greek Studies, University of Haifa / Oranim Academic College
Index terms: Economics - Trade, Economics - Urban, Islamic and Arabic Studies
Paper 327-bPechina-Almeria: The First Rise of Maritime Activity in al-Andalus, 9th-10th Centuries
(Language: English)
Christophe Picard, Université Paris I - Panthéon-Sorbonne
Paper 327-cThe Sailing Past of the Canary Islands: Berbers, Arabs, and Europeans in the Atlantic before Columbus
(Language: English)
Mike Eddy, Deal Maritime & Local History Museum, Kent
Index terms: Archaeology - General, Islamic and Arabic Studies, Maritime and Naval Studies

This session will address trade relations and seafaring between ports in the eastern and western Mediterranean, extending into the eastern Atlantic (Canary Islands).