Rome’s Commerce with India – Travel between Italy and the Near East — Novo Scriptorium

The first two centuries of the Roman Empire witnessed the establishment and development of a profitable commerce between two great regions of the earth, the Mediterranean countries and India. We need not wonder at this. In the first place, the century after Christ was an era of new discoveries and enterprises, for the western world, […]

Rome’s Commerce with India – Travel between Italy and the Near East — Novo Scriptorium

Obsidian dating provides proof for Naval Trade in the Aegean during the Late Pleistocene/Early Holocene (13-10,000 yBP) — Novo Scriptorium

In this post we present evidence of Naval Trade in the Aegean already since the Late Pleistocene. Franchthi Cave From the excellent paper titled: „Late Pleistocene/Early Holocene seafaring in the Aegean: new obsidian hydration dates with the SIMS-SS method„, by N. Laskaris, A. Sampson, F. Mavridis, I. Liritzis (2011), we read: „Seafaring before the Neolithic […]

Obsidian dating provides proof for Naval Trade in the Aegean during the Late Pleistocene/Early Holocene (13-10,000 yBP) — Novo Scriptorium

Bronze Age Trade; from the Indus, through Bactria, Elam, Mesopotamia and the Near East, into the Aegean — Novo Scriptorium

In this post you will read about indirect, but apparent proof that the Bronze Age world was much more globalised than previously thought. by Tracie McKinney & Marie Nicole Pareja Cummings The blue monkeys painted on the walls of Akrotiri on the Greek island of Santorini are among many animals found in the frescoes of this […]

Bronze Age Trade; from the Indus, through Bactria, Elam, Mesopotamia and the Near East, into the Aegean — Novo Scriptorium