Marine Fisheries and the Ancient Greek Economy

Marine Fisheries and the Ancient Greek Economy

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The dissertation assesses the role of marine fishing in the economy and culture of the ancient Aegean. The first chapter, La liberte halieutique, challenges the orthodox view that ancient city-states claimed rights to marine chi wad12; rhoalpha or monopolized fishing rights at sea. Most marine fisheries were openly and freely accessible. Consequently, relative to other sectors of the economy, ancient fisheries have left few documents.Likewise, in the literary sources, fishermen commonly make gifts of their catch, under which heading one might also put donations ... 229) that the guilds are reporting the prices they have had to pay, a€œwhether for raw materials of their trade or alternatively for items they intend to resell. ... of the catch between partnered fishermen in Theocritus (ldylls 21.31): dog Kai Torv tirypav, a#39;roa#39;5vsipaa#39;ra rravra usplfieu.

Title:Marine Fisheries and the Ancient Greek Economy
Author:Ephraim Lytle
Publisher:ProQuest - 2006


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