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RECOMMENDED READING

Historical Overviews

Fr.-Chirovsky, N.L. An Introduction to Ukrainian History: Ancient and Kievan-Galician Ukraine-Rus’.Vol. I. New York: Philosophical Library. 1981.

King, Charles. The Black Sea: A History. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2004.

The Black Sea in Antiquity

Bekker-Nielsen, T. (ed.) Ancient Fishing and Fish Processing in the Black Sea Region. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press. 2005

Chtceglov,A. Polis et chora: cité et territoire dans le Pont-Euxin. Annales Littéraires de l’Université de Besançon. Paris: Belles Letteres. 1992.

Kazanski, M. & Soupault, V. (eds.).  Les sites archéologiques en Crimée et au Caucase durant l’Antiquité tardive et le haut Moyen-Age. Colloquia Pontica 5. Leiden-Boston-Köln: Brill Publishing. 2000.

Mack, Glenn R. & Coleman Carter, Joseph (eds.).  Crimean Chersoneses: City, Chora, Museum, and Environs. National Preserve of Tauric Chersoneses/Institute of Classical Archaeology. University of Texas at Austin. 2003.

Byzantium and the Black Sea

Gauthier Dalché, P.J.  “Portulans and the Byzantine World” in Travel in the Byzantine World: Papers from the Thirty-fourth Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, Birmingham, April 2000 (ed. Ruth Macrides). Aldershot, United Kingdom: Ashgate Ltd. Publishing/Variorum. 2002.

Günsenin, N. “Medieval trade in the Sea of Marmara: the evidence of shipwrecks” in Travel in the Byzantine World: Papers from the Thirty-fourth Spring Symposium of  Byzantine Studies, Birmingham, April 2000 (ed. Ruth Macrides). Aldershot, United Kingdom: Ashgate/Variorum. 2002.

Koder, J. “Maritime Trade and the food supply for Constantinople in the Middle Ages” in Travel in the Byzantine World: Papers from the Thirty-fourth Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, Birmingham, April 2000 (ed. Ruth Macrides). Aldershot, United Kingdom: Ashgate/Variorum. 2002.

McCormick, M. “Byzantium on the move: imagining a communications history” in Travel in the Byzantine World: Papers from the Thirty-fourth Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, Birmingham, April 2000 (ed. Ruth Macrides). Aldershot, United Kingdom: Ashgate/Variorum. 2002.

Pryor, J.H. “Types of ships and their performance capabilities” in Travel in the yzantine World: Papers from the Thirty-fourth Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, Birmingham, April 2000 (ed. Ruth Macrides). Aldershot, United Kingdom: Ashgate/Variorum. 2002.

Van Doorninck, jr. F. “The Byzantine ship at Serçe Limani: an example of small-scale maritime commerce with Fatimid Syria in the early eleventh century” in Travel in the Byzantine World: Papers from the Thirty-fourth Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, Birmingham, April 2000 (ed. Ruth Macrides). Aldershot, United Kingdom: Ashgate/Variorum. 2002.

“Maure Thalassa”: Twelfth Symposium of Byzantine Studies: “The Byzantine Black Sea”, Birmingham, 18-20 March, 1978.

The Black Sea in the Middle Ages

Balard, M. La mer Noire et la Romanie génois: XIII-XVe siècles. London: Variorum Reprints. 1989.

Bratianu, G.I. Recherches sur le commerce génois dans la mer Noire au XIII siècle. Librairie Orientaliste Paul Geuthner: Paris. 1929.

Ukraine: A Historical Atlas.

Dnieper Trade Route in Kievan Russia (900-1240 (). Thesis, on microfilm.

Monetary History of the Ottoman Empire. Chapters “The Byzantine Empire and the  Balkans” and “Linkages to periphery”. 

Texte zur spätbyzantischen Finanz- und Wirtschaftgeschichte. History of Byzantine Economics: based on manuscripts in the Vatican Archives.

The Art and Archaeology of Venetian ships and boats. Cogs, caravels and galleons: the sailing ship, 1000-1650.

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