Pirates or Sultans? Dahlak Kebir as a Trade and Political Centre in the Red Sea Between the 7th and 16th Century Cover Image
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Piraci czy sułtani? Dahlak Kebir jako ośrodek handlowy i polityczny na Morzu Czerwonym VII–XVI wiek
Pirates or Sultans? Dahlak Kebir as a Trade and Political Centre in the Red Sea Between the 7th and 16th Century

Author(s): Tomasz Barański
Subject(s): Archaeology, Middle Ages, 6th to 12th Centuries, 13th to 14th Centuries, 15th Century
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Dahlak Kebir; archeological sites on the Red Sea islands; Arabic funerary inscriptions
Summary/Abstract: The monograph shows the history of the Dahlak Archipelago, located in the Red Sea, near Eritrea. On the basis of written sources (Greek, Arabic, Judeo-Arabic, Ethiopian, Turkish and Portuguese) and the research conducted at the Dahlak Kebir archeological site (including Arabic funerary inscriptions from the island), the author analyses political and economic nature of Dahlak between the 7 th and 16th century.

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-5156-0
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-5148-5
  • Page Count: 146
  • Publication Year: 2021
  • Language: Polish