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Corbita Sailing
Image by Jan van der Crabben

Corbita Sailing

This marble relief shows a man sailing a corbita, a small Roman coastal vessel with two masts. Found at Carthage, most likely produced in Africa Proconsularis (modern-day Tunisia) circa 200 CE. The corbita's sails were most likely made...
Moni Agios Georgios Varsamitis Ruins
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Moni Agios Georgios Varsamitis Ruins

The Moni Agios Georgios Varsamitis ruins on the island of Amorgos, Greece, a haven for pirates in the ancient Mediterranean between c. 1200-1400 CE.
Trade in the Roman Empire Map (c. 200 CE)
Image by Карина Микитюк

Trade in the Roman Empire Map (c. 200 CE)

This map shows the major sources of trade goods in the Roman Empire, circa 200 CE. The map shows the sources of the following trade goods: grain, olive oil, slaves, wine, metals, textiles and wild animals.
Phoenician Trade Network
Image by Akigka

Phoenician Trade Network

Map of Phoenicia and its trade routes.
Greek & Phoenician Colonies
Image by Benowar et al.

Greek & Phoenician Colonies

Greek (Red) and Phoenician (Yellow) colonization between the 8th and the 6th century BC. German placenames.
Greek Trireme [Illustration]
Image by MatthiasKabel & Sting

Greek Trireme [Illustration]

Model of a Greek Trireme. Displayed at Deutsches Museum, Munich, Germany.
Map of the Roman Empire, 350 CE
Image by Poole, Reginald Lane, 1857-1939

Map of the Roman Empire, 350 CE

A map of the Roman Empire, circa 350 CE, showing its Dioceses, the administrative divisions of the late Roman Empire. The diocese was introduced by emperor Diocletian to supplant the province as administrative unit of the empire.
Queen Teuta of Illyria
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Queen Teuta of Illyria

Artist's impression of Teuta, Queen of the Illyrian Ardiaei tribe, leads a pirate expedition against rome. According to Illyrian laws, piracy was a legitimate trade, which led to war against the Roman Republic, who did not approve. This...
Hosoviotissa Monastery, Amorgos Greece
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Hosoviotissa Monastery, Amorgos Greece

The monastery of Hosoviotissa, Chora Village, Amorgos, Greece. Built in 1017 CE and utilized to protect a religious icon from pirates. Renovated in 1088 CE and still in use in the present day. Amorgos, the easternmost isle of Cyclades, was...
Daorson Ruins, Ancient Illyria
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Daorson Ruins, Ancient Illyria

The ruins of Daorson, ancient Illyria (modern Bosnia). The region was inhabited by the Daorsi tribe who flourished in the region c. 300-50 BCE. They fell under the control of Queen Teuta (r. 231-227 BCE) and were most likely involved in Illyrian...