How Roman Trade with India Made the Empire Rich

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Arienne King
by Kings and Generals
published on 31 May 2021
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We are continuing our new animated historical documentary series on the Roman trade and economy with a video on the trade with India via the Red Sea. Our previous video showed that the conquest of Egypt became crucial for the Empire financially and part of it was the trade with the Indian states and the lucrative spice trade. So, what made the Roman empire trade with India so beneficial? Find out in this video!

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The video was made by our friend Cogito http://bit.ly/2CFCouA while the script was researched and written by Matt Hollis

This video was narrated by Officially Devin.

Sources:
Adrian Goldsworthy - Augustus: From Revolutionary to Emperor
Raoul McLaughlin - The Roman Empire and the Indian Ocean: The Ancient World Economy and the Kingdoms of Africa, Arabia and India
Raoul McLaughlin - Rome and the Distant East: Trade Routes to the Ancient Lands of Arabia, India and China
Alan K. Bowman and Dominic Rathbone - Cities and Administration in Roman Egypt
Adrian Goldsworthy - Pax Romana: War, Peace and Conquest in the Roman World

Production Music courtesy of Epidemic Sound: http://www.epidemicsound.com

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Generals, K. a. (2021, May 31). How Roman Trade with India Made the Empire Rich. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2559/how-roman-trade-with-india-made-the-empire-rich/

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