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Title Food for the gods : new light on the ancient incense trade / edited by David Peacock and David Williams ; illustrations edited by Penny Copeland ; with contributions by Joanna Bird [and others]

Published Oxford : Oxbow, [2007]
Oakville, CT : David Brown Books Co. [distributor]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 151 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
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Contents Introduction / David Peacock and David Williams -- The incense kingdoms of Yemen: an outline history of the South Arabian incense trade / Caroline Singer -- Basalt as ships' ballast and the Roman incense trade / David Peacock, Sarah Williams and Sarah Jones -- The port of Qana' and the incense trade / Alexander Sedov -- Frankincense in the 'triangular' Indo-Arabian-Roman aromatics trade / Sunil Gupta -- Incense in Mithraic ritual: the evidence of the finds / Joanna Bird -- Incense and the port of Adulis / David Peacock and Lucy Blue -- Frankincense and myrrh today / Myra Shackley
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Print version record
Subject Incense industry -- History.
Incense -- History.
Incense -- Rome -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1782974458 (electronic bk.)
1782974474 (electronic bk.)
9781782974451 (electronic bk.)
9781782974475 (electronic bk.)