Ancient fishing and fish processing in the Black Sea region by Tonnes Bekker-Nielsen

By Tonnes Bekker-Nielsen

This quantity demanding situations the orthodox view that fishing and fish performed just a marginal function within the economic system of the traditional global. actually, there's archaeological proof for historic fish processing on a advertisement scale not just within the Mediterranean itself, but in addition at the Atlantic coast and within the Black Sea area, in particular the Crimea. entrance subject; Contents; Illustrations and Tables; creation; Fish as a resource of nutrition in Antiquity; assets for construction and exchange of Greek and Roman Processed Fish; The Archaeological facts for Fish Processing within the Western Mediterranean; The expertise and productiveness of historical Sea Fishing; The Reliability of Fishing records as a resource for Catches and Fish shares in Antiquity; Fishery within the lifetime of the Nomadic inhabitants of the Northern Black Sea zone within the Early Iron Age; Fish and funds: Numismatic proof for Black Sea Fishing

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