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periplus

(ˈpɛrɪplʌs)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) a descriptive account of a voyage, esp of a circumnavigation
2. (Nautical Terms) a circumnavigation or other voyage, esp on an epic scale
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With favoring winds it is wafted past the site of the fabulous islands of Atlantis and the Hesperides, makes the periplus of Hanno, and, floating by Ternate and Tidore and the mouth of the Persian Gulf, melts in the tropic gales of the Indian seas, and is landed in ports of which Alexander only heard the names.
Above all, it is like a periplus that comes around back to itself after being unwound by thin, successive and transparent layers which reveal converging perspectives, unwound until alpha coincides with omega and a perfect circle is formed.
The conference attendees learnt about the services and opportunities provided by the Port of Duqm, first class ocean carriers M/S SAL Heavy Lift GmbH and Wallenius Wilhelmsen, Track-and-Trace specialist Periplus GmbH, and Khimji Ramdas Shipping LLC as sponsors for the event.
1907; Adrian Vickers, Bali: A paradise created (Berkeley, CA: Periplus, 1989), p.
Wirjoatmodjo, Freshwater Fishes of Western Indonesia and Sulawesi, Periplus E., Hong Kong, China, 1993.
Their interactions are well documented in the Periplus of Erythrean Sea which is said to be the earliest known document recounting the prehistory of East African coast.
[2] Farish, A.N., and Eddin, K., "Spirit of wood: The Art of Malay Woodcarving" Singapura: Periplus (2003)
1996 The Ecology of Kalimantan: Indonesian Borneo, Singapore: Periplus, The Ecology of Indonesia Series, vol.
The Periplus has sagalinon which is from the Indie for teak; see Casson 1982; 1989: 258.
La fuente en cuestion es un documento literario y cartografico conocido como [phrase omitted] = Periplus Maris Erythraei (11) = Periplo del Mar de Eritrea (Mar Rojo) ".