An Obscure Passage from the Periplus: KoΛanΔioΦΩnta Ta MeΓiΣta

  title={An Obscure Passage from the Periplus: Ko$\Lambda$an$\Delta$io$\Phi$$\Omega$nta Ta Me$\Gamma$i$\Sigma$ta},
  author={Anthony Barry Christie},
  journal={Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies},
  pages={345 - 353}
  • A. Christie
  • Published 1 June 1957
  • History
  • Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
In the study of the early history of South East Asia the nature of the shipping which operated between India and the regions to the east has been the subject of much discussion. Sources for this study are rare enough and the fact that one of them, Periplus of the Erythrean Sea, § 60, is either corrupt, as Müller believed, or contains a difficult hapax legomenon, has proved something of a stumbling block. The text of the Periplus rests upon a single MS (Heidelberg: Cod. Palatinus Gr. 398 saec. X… 
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