Who's Who of Egyptian people, queens and family: Cosmas Indicopleustes

Cosmas Indicopleustes

Ptolemaic Dynasty

Cosmas Indicopleustes, or Sailor of the Indian Sea, was a pious and curious Christian merchant whose activities indicate neatly the chronological span of the Roman contacts with trade routes to regions in the kingdom of the Axumites.

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Last Updated: June 20th, 2011