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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


Loan and Logistics

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/9780198842347.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the loans that were carried across the sea, but not at the creditor’s risk, and the loans that were carried only in part or not carried at all across the sea. The loan of the ... More


The Indo-Roman Pepper Trade and the Muziris Papyrus

Federico De Romanis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198842347
eISBN:
9780191878343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842347.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, World History: BCE to 500CE

This book offers an interpretation of the two fragmentary texts of the P. Vindobonensis G 40822, now widely referred to as the Muziris papyrus. Without these two texts, there would be no knowledge of ... More


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


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