Download PDF by Fik Meijer: A History of Seafaring in the Classical World (Routledge

By Fik Meijer

A heritage of Seafaring within the Classical World, first released in 1986, offers a whole remedy of all facets of the maritime background of the Classical international, designed for using scholars in addition to scholars.

Beginning with Crete and Mycenae within the 3rd millennium BC, the writer expounds a concise heritage of seafaring as much as the 6th century advert. the improvement of send layout and of the different sorts of send, the numerous reasons of transport, and the prestige and stipulations of sailors are all mentioned. a number of the most vital sea battles are investigated, and the e-book is illustrated with a few line drawings and pictures. Greek and Latin be aware are just used in the event that they are technical phrases, making sure A heritage of Seafaring within the Classical international is obtainable to scholars of old background who're no longer conversant in the Classical languages.

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