Piracy in the Ancient World - Omerod, Henry a, and Ormerod, Henry Arderne, and Ormerod, H A

Seaborne brigands were greatly feared in the ancient world. Pirates not only preyed on merchant ships and fishing craft in the Mediterranean but also wreaked havoc on coastal townstaking men, women, and children to ransom or sell as slaves; raiding treasures; and exacting tribute from fearful town leaders. Responding to the threat of piracy, the ...

Piracy in the Ancient World 1996, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801855054

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