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Title Maritime studies in the wake of the Byzantine shipwreck at Yassıada, Turkey / edited by Deborah N. Carlson, Sarah M. Kampbell, and Justin Leidwanger
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (224 pages)
Series Ed Rachal Foundation nautical archaeology series
Ed Rachal Foundation nautical archaeology series.
Contents The material culture of maritime economies -- Amphora standardization and economic activity / Elizabeth S. Greene and Mark L. Lawall -- The restudy of the LR2 amphoras from the seventh-century Yassıada shipwreck: preliminary evidence for standardization / Peter G. van Alfen -- The metrology of the Piriform amphoras from the eleventh-century Byzantine ship at Serçe Limanı: new designs but an old system / Frederick H. van Doorninck Jr. -- Plant remains from the old wine jars on the Byzantine ship at Yassıada / Cheryl A. Ward -- The contribution of the Yassiada shipwreck excavation to the knowledge of life aboard ancient ships / Carlo Beltrame -- Roman, Byzantine, and medieval ships and harbors -- The Madrague de Giens Project in the wake of the excavation of the Byzantine shipwreck at Yassıada / Patrice Pomey -- From the excavation of the Yassıada wreck, Turkey (1961-64) to the excavation of the Port Berteau II wreck, France (1992-97) / Eric Rieth -- Reconstructing the Pantano Longarini ship / Sarah M. Kampbell -- The shipwrecks at Yenikapı: recent research in Byzantine shipbuilding / Cemal Pulak, Rebecca Ingram, and Michael Jones -- The thirteenth-century Genoese Pamphilus: similar to the Yassıada vessel? / Furio Ciciliot -- Maritime contacts in the Roman, Byzantine, and medieval Mediterranean -- The Levanzo I wreck and the transfer of technology by sea in the late Roman Mediterranean / Jeffrey G. Royal -- The late antique coastal settlement of Aperlae on the Lycian coast / Robert L. Hohlfelder -- Early Byzantine Cyprus: a view from the sea / Justin Leidwanger -- Underwater archaeology and history: the case of Serçe Limanı / Vasilios Christides -- A medieval Mediterranean revolution: crusading by sea ca. 1096-1204 / John H. Pryor -- Wrecks and texts: a Judeo-Arabic case study / Roxani Margariti -- Some final thoughts -- The seventh-century Byzantine ship at Yassıada and her final voyage: present thoughts / Frederick H. van Doorninck Jr
Summary In 2007 a symposium was held at Texas A & M University to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of Texas A & M University Press's publication of the first volume reporting the Yassiada shipwreck site. Seventeen papers from that symposium featured in this book broadly illustrate such varied topics as ships and seafaring life, maritime trade, naval texts, commercial cargoes, and recent developments in the analysis of the Yassiada ship itself
Notes "In association with the Institute of Nautical Archaeology."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Excavations (Archaeology) -- Mediterranean Region.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Turkey.
Shipwrecks -- Mediterranean Region.
Shipwrecks -- Turkey.
Underwater archaeology.
Mediterranean Region -- Antiquities, Byzantine.
Turkey -- Antiquities, Byzantine.
Form Electronic book
Author Carlson, Deborah N., 1970- editor
Kampbell, Sarah M., 1980- editor
Leidwanger, Justin, editor
ISBN 1623492297 (electronic bk.)
9781623492298 (electronic bk.)
(printed case ; alk. paper)