Search

Your search for 'dc_creator:( "Lang, Heinrich" ) OR dc_contributor:( "Lang, Heinrich" )' returned 2 results. Modify search

Sort Results by Relevance | Newest titles first | Oldest titles first

Carpet

(1,214 words)

Author(s): Lang, Heinrich
1. Introduction Terminology varies in commercial documents and inventories of the early modern period for the trade in carpets. A distinction in manufacture type must be drawn between the Oriental knotted carpet and the European woven carpet (tapestry) [4. 9]; [10. 3 f.]; [1]. The channels of distribution for the two categories were quite different, so that it is sensible also to distinguish two market systems.Heinrich Lang 2. Oriental knotted carpets Visual sources, especially Renaissance paintings, attest to the widespread use of Oriental knotted carpets as fl…
Date: 2019-10-14

Levant trade

(1,706 words)

Author(s): Lang, Heinrich
1. Introduction The Levant trade is defined as the trading relations between Central and Western Europe and the Levant (from the Italian  levante, “rising [sun],” i.e. the east) – the regions of the eastern Mediterranean and the Near East (Mediterranean world). Ever since the first edition of Wilhelm Heyd’s Geschichte des Levantehandels (1858), there has been an abundant and uninterrupted tradition of research on the Levant trade [7].From the Roman Imperial period, merchants obtained goods from the Orient and Far East, in particular spices by sea (Persian…
Date: 2019-10-14