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Arabia Petraea

people Arab merchants barred Indian merchants from trading in the free port cities of the Arabian Peninsula because of the nearby Roman presence. However, they continued to trade in the port cities of the Somali peninsula, which was free from any Roman threat or spies. The reason for barring Indian ships from entering the wealthy Arabian port cities was to protect and hide the exploitative trade practices of the Somali and Arab merchants in the extremely lucrative ancient Red Sea


Zeila

the wealthy Arabian port cities was to protect and hide the exploitative trade practices of the Somali and Arab merchants in the extremely lucrative ancient Red Sea-Mediterranean Sea commerce. The Indian merchants for centuries brought large quantities of cinnamon from Ceylon and the Far East to Somalia and Arabia. This is said to have been one of the most remarkable secrets of the Red Sea port cities of Arabia and the Horn of Africa in their trade with the Ancient Rome Roman


Colchis

) at the eastern end of the Black Sea around the coast of Asia Minor to Phoenicia. The second runs from Phoenicia to the Red Sea (the ancient Red Sea comprised also the Persian Gulf and the Indian Ocean) and from there to India, after which "no man can say what sort of region it is." ''Histories'', Book IV, Articles 37-40. In ancient times, the region was a part of the Kingdom of Colchis. In the Middle Ages, this region was a part


Aden

, ''The Commerce Between the Roman Empire and India'', p. 54. to protect the interests of Somali and Arab merchants in the extremely lucrative ancient Red Sea–Mediterranean Sea commerce. Eric Herbert Warmington, ''The Commerce Between the Roman Empire and India'', p. 229. However, Indian merchants continued to trade in the port cities of the Somali peninsula, which was free from Roman interference. Eric Herbert Warmington

ancient Red Sea-Mediterranean Sea commerce. The Indian merchants for centuries brought large quantities of cinnamon from Ceylon and the Far East to Somalia and Arabia. This is said to have been one of the most remarkable secrets of the Red Sea port cities of Arabia and the Horn of Africa in their trade with the Roman (Ancient Rome) and Greek (Ancient Greece) world. pg 258 - The commerce between the Roman Empire and India By Eric Herbert Warmington The Romans


India

piracy, Arab and Somali (Somali people) merchants by agreement barred Indian ships from trading in the free port cities of the Arabian peninsula Eric Herbert Warmington, ''The Commerce Between the Roman Empire and India'', p. 54. to protect the interests of Somali and Arab merchants in the extremely lucrative ancient Red Sea–Mediterranean Sea commerce. Eric Herbert Warmington, ''The Commerce Between the Roman Empire


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