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By Fik Meijer

ISBN-10: 070993565X

ISBN-13: 9780709935650

ISBN-10: 1138018015

ISBN-13: 9781138018013

A heritage of Seafaring within the Classical World, first released in 1986, provides an entire therapy of all elements of the maritime historical past 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 different sorts of send, the various reasons of delivery, and the prestige and stipulations of sailors are all mentioned. a few of the most vital sea battles are investigated, and the ebook is illustrated with a few line drawings and images. 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 global is obtainable to scholars of historic historical past who're no longer conversant in the Classical languages.

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