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Aden and the Indian Ocean Trade: 150 Years in the Life of a Medieval Arabian Port Roxani Eleni Margariti

Aden and the Indian Ocean Trade: 150 Years in the Life of a Medieval Arabian Port

Roxani Eleni Margariti

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Positioned at the crossroads of the maritime routes linking the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, the Yemeni port of Aden grew to be one of the medieval worlds greatest commercial hubs. Approaching Adens history between the eleventh and... MorePositioned at the crossroads of the maritime routes linking the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, the Yemeni port of Aden grew to be one of the medieval worlds greatest commercial hubs. Approaching Adens history between the eleventh and thirteenth centuries through the prism of overseas trade and commercial culture, Roxani Eleni Margariti examines the ways in which physical space and urban institutions developed to serve and harness the commercial potential presented by the citys strategic location.