Tues. 14th July: Rome’s link with India?

Rome’s trade with India existed from the 1st Century BC, and continued for many hundreds of years after that. Driven by the desire for spices, and particularly black pepper, ships sailed with the monsoon once a year in each direction, to Egypt. Of course other things were traded too – hardwoods, tortoiseshell and ivory. And, as some of you may have read in The Silver Eagle, maybe a passenger or two….

Archaeologists think that they may have found the main trading city where Roman traders went. Click here to see the article.

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