Island frontier of Socotra as a commerce hub in a new article on Al-Masāq

A new article published on Al-Masāq journal on April 2019 compares Socotra, Sri Lanka and Mediterranean islands, among the most important commerce hubs of the Late Antique and Medieval ages, using parameters of scale and proximity in order to evaluate the extent of the islands’ frontier(s). The study provides new insights on the history of Socotra and its importance for trade in the ancient times.

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