New PDF release: A History of Seafaring in the Classical World (Routledge

By Fik Meijer

A historical past of Seafaring within the Classical World, first released in 1986, provides an entire therapy of all elements of the maritime heritage of the Classical global, 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 advance of send layout and of the differing kinds of send, the various reasons of delivery, and the prestige and prerequisites of sailors are all mentioned. a number of the most vital sea battles are investigated, and the ebook is illustrated with a couple of line drawings and pictures. Greek and Latin be aware are just used in the event that they are technical phrases, making sure A historical past of Seafaring within the Classical international is obtainable to scholars of historical heritage who're now not conversant in the Classical languages.

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