This volume challenges the orthodox view that fish products played only a marginal role in the economy of the ancient world. The authors assess the present state of research on ancient fishing genereally and discuss its implications for the economic and environmental hsitory of the Black Sea region, especially the Greek settlements on the north coast. While grain has traditionally been viewed as the main export of the Pontic colonies, the presence of salting vats in the cities of the Crimea indicate production of salt fish or fish sauce on a large scale.
Tønnes Bekker-Nielsen, Ancient fishing and fish processing in the Black Sea regi
Yderligere infoForfattere: Tønnes Bekker-Nielsen
Forlag: Aarhus University Press