Classic Ships of Islam

Classic Ships of Islam

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Drawing upon Arabic literary sources, iconographic evidence and archaeological finds, this book examines trade, port towns, ship construction, seamanship, ship typology and their historical development in the Western Indian Ocean, focussing on the Medieval Islamic period but including earlier sources.Ibn Abbas, Hamid: use of the harraqa, 300 Ibn Abl Salma: verse on a storm at sea , 231 Ibn Abl Zara#39;: description of the ghurdb, 349; ... 106; duties of the shipa#39;s secretary (karrdni), 183; reference to a Persian pilot manual, 194; reference to ships with wings, 203; offerings to ... 333; reference to jq/h-type ships at Hormuz, 339; reference tojo/rc-type warships in Indian Ocean, 339a€”40; similarity of Indian Oceananbsp;...

Title:Classic Ships of Islam
Author:Dionisius A. Agius
Publisher:BRILL - 2008


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