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Title: The Maltese textile industry in antiquity
Authors: Busuttil, Joseph
Keywords: Cotton textiles -- Malta -- History
Silius Italicus, Tiberius Catius Asconius
Cicero, Marcus Tullius
Antiquities, Prehistoric -- Malta
Diodorus, Siculus
Industries -- Malta -- History
Malta -- History -- Phoenician and Punic period, 8th century B.C.-218 B.C.
Textile crafts -- Malta -- History
Issue Date: 1966
Publisher: Malta Historical Society
Citation: Busuttil, J. (1966). The Maltese textile industry in antiquity. Melita Historica, 4(3), 215-219.
Abstract: Busuttil writes about the mentions of the Maltese textile industry by ancient Greek and Latin writers- namely, Cicero, Diodorus Siculus and Silius Italicus. He also explores the origins of the textile industry in Malta.
Appears in Collections:MH, Volume 4, No. 3 (1966)
MH, Volume 4, No. 3 (1966)

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