‘Its Wood is Used to Construct Alfarjes for Royal Palaces’: Tortosa as a Centre for the Production and Distribution of Timber

Authors

  • Jacobo Vidal Franquet Universitat de Barcelona (UB)

Keywords:

timber construction, timber trade, woods, middle ages, Crown of Aragon, Tortosa,

Abstract

This article attempts to provide an overview of the production and distribution of timber conducted from Tortosa during medieval and modern times, and tries to prove that—together with the city of Valencia—the capital of the Lower Ebro was a key point in the old Crown of Aragon.

Published

2015-12-21

Issue

Section

Articles