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Dr Caitlin Green 7 Oct 17
Replying to @caitlinrgreen
Fwiw, this is what I was referring to when I expressed scepticism over summer re: notion that Sahara was 'impassable barrier' in antiquity…
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Dr Caitlin Green 7 Oct 17
Replying to @caitlinrgreen
For more on this, see Andrew Wilson's fascinating & important article on 'Saharan trade in the Roman period':
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Dr Caitlin Green 7 Oct 17
Replying to @caitlinrgreen
See also the papers by David Mattingly+others in 'Money, Trade and Trade Routes in Pre-Islamic North Africa' (2011):
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Dr Caitlin Green 10 Oct 17
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'The first towns in the central Sahara'—open access article from 2013 on Garamantian towns & trans-Saharan trade:
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Dr Caitlin Green 17 Oct 17
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This is also worth a read :) 'The Saharan Berber Diaspora and the Southern Frontiers of Byzantine North Africa':
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Dr Caitlin Green 19 Oct 17
Replying to @caitlinrgreen
'Saharan Trade in Classical Antiquity', by Katia Schörle:
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Dr Caitlin Green 26 Mar 18
Replying to @caitlinrgreen
'Trade in the Ancient Sahara and Beyond' (2017):
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Dr Caitlin Green 7 Oct 17
Replying to @caitlinrgreen
The most southerly Latin inscription in the Sahara comes from Ti-m-Missaou, Algeria: &
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Dr Caitlin Green 8 Oct 17
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Items from c.3rd–7thC Kissi, Burkina Faso, sub-Saharan W. Africa, made w/ metal prob imported from Roman Carthage:
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Dr Caitlin Green 11 Oct 17
Replying to @DLVLK @Nakhthor
Yes, we have potential skeletal evidence of at least some African ppl from Garamantian territory & several sites in Britain (tho' worth >
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Dr Caitlin Green 11 Oct 17
Replying to @DLVLK @Nakhthor
> noting no solid evidence any were slaves & some def high-status) which have been well-studied, but would be v interested to know if >
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