Trade routes in the Roman Empire (1st–3rd cents. AD)
The map shows the most important connections of transregional and overseas trade in the Roman Imperial period. The patterns of long-distance trade shifted several times, and so accordingly did trade routes. This map shows the situation during the Principate (1st – 3rd cents. AD).
I. Maritime trading routes
The map shows only the most important maritime trading routes, and does not include coastal shipping. The maritime routes shown on …
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“Trade routes in the Roman Empire (1st–3rd cents. AD)”, in:
Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 3 : Historical Atlas of the Ancient World, Edited by: Anne-Maria Wittke, Eckart Olshausen, Richard Szydlak, in collaboration with: Vera Sauer and other specialists.
Consulted online on 21 March 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps3_BNPA202>