Dataset for network analysis of the Greek text known as "The Periplus Maris Erythraei"
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Dataset for network analysis extracted from the ancient Greek text known as «The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea», containing lists of commodities and places (with geographical positions) mentioned in the text, and connections between them. Compiled December 2014 by Eivind Heldaas Seland, Department of archaeology, history, cultural studies and religion, University of Bergen, firstname.lastname@example.org Greek text following Frisk, H. (1927). Le Périple de la Mer Érythrée - Suivi d'une étyde sur la tradition et la langue. Göteborgs Högskolas Årsskrift, 33(1), 1-145. (Available also from http://stephanus.tlg.uci.edu/inst/asearch?uid=&mode=c_search&GreekFont=Unicode_All&aname=71 (subject to subscription) English translations of commodities following Casson, Lionel. (1989). The Periplus Maris Erythraei. Princeton: Princeton University Press. File created Feb. 9, 2016 Format: CSV (comma separated values) Columns contain id and labels for a two mode network of ports (id 1001-) commodities (id 2001-) as well as for directed edges between them (columns labeled ‘source’ and ‘target’) and a set of nodes representing groups of commodities (2101-)