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Maris Rubri Vectigal

Federico De Romanis

in The Indo-Roman Pepper Trade and the Muziris Papyrus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198842347
eISBN:
9780191878343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842347.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on the Red Sea tax. The double (import to and export from Egypt) customs duties on Indian commodities referred to by Strabo and the ‘Red Sea tax’ (maris Rubri vectigal) mentioned ... More


Dramatis Personae

Federico De Romanis

in The Indo-Roman Pepper Trade and the Muziris Papyrus

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198842347
eISBN:
9780191878343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842347.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, World History: BCE to 500CE

This concluding chapter identifies the two co-signatories of the loan contract. The manager of the department charged with levying customs duties on Indian commodities (paralemptes) was also the ... More


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