Greek Oared Ships 900 322 BC

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This book is written in the belief that a proper understanding of Greek civilization in antiquity requires some knowledge of its background of seafaring. A knowledge of nautical practice is required for an understanding of some passages of Greek poetry and prose writing, and for a correct interpretation of numerous historical events. This is an attempt at a thorough study of the evidence, both literary and archaeological. Modern reference books tend to repeat the misconceptions of nineteenth-century scholars. In contrast, ...

Greek Oared Ships 900 322 BC 2008, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521054133

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Greek Oared Ships 900-322 BC 1968, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521057707

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