History of Late Antiquity Lecture 1

History of Late Antiquity Lecture 1 - Soil not very fertile...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
History of Late Antiquity: Lecture 1 Late Antiquity – (AKA – fall of Rome) Last time there was unity in Mediterranean 3 things that define Mediterranean: o Wheat o Vines o Olives Rains in winter but not in summer Metal resources – unevenly distributed
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Soil not very fertile Water: o Very warm o Blue o Biologically poor o Not much variety All of the above encouraged trade o Cheaper to trade by sea than land o Tramping (cabotage, coasting) classic way of sailing in Mediterranean...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course HISTORY 12883 taught by Professor Professoragnew during the Spring '11 term at GWU.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online