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Imperial Asia Minor:Economic Prosperity and Names

Marek Christian

in Personal Names in Ancient Anatolia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265635
eISBN:
9780191760372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265635.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This paper deals with names in Anatolia which allude to various material goods of exceptional quality and/or rarity such as precious stones, aromatics, incense, etc., a large group of ‘exotics’ ... More


The Incense Trees of the Land of Emeralds: Exotic Aromatics in Medieval South Asia

James McHugh

in Sandalwood and Carrion: Smell in Indian Religion and Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916306
eISBN:
9780199980260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916306.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The most valued components of perfumes were precious and exotic materials: sandalwood, aloeswood, musk, camphor, saffron, and incenses. This chapter discusses the imaginary worlds where these ... More


The Early Islamic Bahr Al-Qulzum: (CA. 830–970)

Timothy Power

in The Red Sea from Byzantium to the Caliphate: AD 500-1000

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789774165443
eISBN:
9781617971372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165443.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the commerce and communications of the Early Islamic Red Sea, discussing the ports and hinterlands of the north (Palestine, Egypt & the Hijaz), the Sudan (Wadi al-‘Allaqi, ... More


Rites of Entry at the Maritime Threshold

Nancy Um

in Shipped but Not Sold: Material Culture and the Social Protocols of Trade during Yemen's Age of Coffee

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866402
eISBN:
9780824875640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866402.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter delves into the ceremonial receptions that the local administration of the port of Mocha staged to welcome high-profile merchants when they arrived in the harbor from their extended sea ... More


Advances in Homogeneous, Heterogeneous, and Biphasic Metal-Catalyzed Reactions in Dense-Phase Carbon Dioxide

Takao Ikariya, Ryoji Noyori, Michael B. Abrams, Charles A. G. Carter, Gunilla B. Jacobson, Fuchen Liu, David R. Pesiri, and William Tumas

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195154832
eISBN:
9780197561935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195154832.003.0006
Subject:
Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

The use of compressed carbon dioxide as a reaction medium, either as a liquid or a supercritical fluid (sc CO2), offers the opportunity not only to replace conventional hazardous organic solvents ... More


Carbon Dioxide as a Reactant and Solvent in Catalysis

Takao Ikariya and Ryoji Noyori

in Green Chemistry Using Liquid and Supercritical Carbon Dioxide

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195154832
eISBN:
9780197561935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195154832.003.0007
Subject:
Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

An increased awareness of global atmospheric carbon levels and heightened efforts to recover industrial emissions prior to their release into the environment has led to the availability of an ... More


Thinking Molecularly, Anything Goes: From Mummies to Oil Spills, Doubts to New Directions

Susan M. Gaines, Geoffrey Eglinton, and Jürgen Rullkötter

in Echoes of Life: What Fossil Molecules Reveal about Earth History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195176193
eISBN:
9780197562253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195176193.003.0017
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

Though the biomarker saga began with attempts to understand the ancient provenance of petroleum and with the concept of “fossil molecules” and search for early forms of life, the explorations of ... More


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