15 Sep 2018

International conference in Mainz

We are happy to announce our programme for the conference of our DFG-Special Research Program “Harbours from the Roman Period to the Middle Ages” held in Mainz from the 1st to the 2nd of October.
Read more at http://www.spp-haefen.de/de/konferenz/conference-programme-2018/

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SEARCHING FOR THE HARBOUR OF SAINT MARTIN LE BAS

SEARCHING FOR THE HARBOUR OF SAINT MARTIN LE BAS

 

In the municipality of Gruissan, the island of Saint Martin is located a few tens of kilometres from Narbonne........

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The Roman Shipowners

The Roman Shipowners

In general, we have to translate the term navicularius (singular of navicularii) to "shipowner" ......

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Tarragona

Tarragona

 

The history of the city of Tarragona is the history of the port. ......

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Sabratha and the Colosseum, blood and bloody ties

Sabratha and the Colosseum, blood and bloody ties

Around the 8th century BC the Phoenicians established several places along the coast of northern Africa. ......

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The port of Pompeii

The port of Pompeii

I got immediately the following response: Pompeii itself was a Roman port city too......

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