The Athenian Trireme: The History and Reconstruction of an Ancient Greek Warship / Edition 2

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$39.50
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $15.00
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 64%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (16) from $15.00   
  • New (5) from $38.82   
  • Used (11) from $15.00   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 2
Showing 1 – 10 of 16 (2 pages)
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$15.00
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:

(519)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

Very Good
London 2000 Second Edition Octavo; vg+/wraps; 1" pictorial at head of white and blue spine with blue and brown text; minor shelf wear; text block, clean; illus. : photos; ... drawings; maps; 319pp. Rockville. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Rockville, MD

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$15.97
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(2133)

Condition: Good
0521564565 Item in good condition. Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc... All day low prices, buy from us sell to us we do it all!!

Ships from: Aurora, IL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Express, 48 States
$15.97
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(10815)

Condition: Good
Book shows minor use. Cover and Binding have minimal wear and the pages have only minimal creases. A tradition of southern quality and service. All books guaranteed at the Atlanta ... Book Company. Our mailers are 100% recyclable. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Atlanta, GA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$16.45
Seller since 2006

Feedback rating:

(59526)

Condition: Very Good
Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

Ships from: Mishawaka, IN

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$16.51
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(943)

Condition: Good
no markings. Every heavytail order includes with a sweet! We carefully hand cleans and reinspects each and every item we ship. Our quality control process ensures items to be in ... the condition described or better. Heavytail is determined to earn your repeat business through old fashioned customer service. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Evanston, IL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$30.50
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:

(23)

Condition: Like New
NY 2000 Paperback Second Edition F 0521564565. Color pictorial wraps, very clean and bright. A couple neatly highlined lines in book.; B/w illust/photos/maps; 319 pages; Shortly ... before the launch of the reconstructed Greek warship, Olympias, the first edition of The Athenian Trireme was published, providing historical and technical background to the reconstruction of the ship. Since then, five seasons of experimental trials have been conducted on the ship under oar and sail, and the lessons learned have been supplemented by new archaeological discoveries and by historical, scientific and physiological research over the past fifteen years. For this second edition, the text has been recast and a number of substantive changes have been made. In addition, there is an entirely new chapter that describes the trials of Olympias in detail, reports the performance figures, and outlines the changes desirable in any second reconstruction. There are nineteen new illustrations, including eleven photographs of Olympias a Read more Show Less

Ships from: Sodus Point, NY

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$34.00
Seller since 2006

Feedback rating:

(4)

Condition: Like New
2000 Softcover Second Edition Fine 0521564565. 1.11 x 8.57 x 6.16 Inches; 348 pages; Shortly before the launch of the reconstructed Greek warship, Olympias, the first edition of ... The Athenian Trireme was published, providing historical and technical background to the reconstruction of the ship. Since then, five seasons of experimental trials have been conducted on the ship under oar and sail, and the lessons learned have been supplemented by new archaeological discoveries and by historical, scientific and physiological research over the past fifteen years. For this second edition, the text has been recast and a number of substantive changes have been made. In addition, there is an entirely new chapter that describes the trials of Olympias in detail, reports the performance figures, and outlines the changes desirable in any second reconstruction. There are nineteen new illustrations, including eleven photographs of Olympias at sea demonstrating features of the design that could be represented only by drawing Read more Show Less

Ships from: Toronto, Canada

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$38.75
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(181)

Condition: Good
0521564565 USED BOOK in good condition| No supplements| Normal wear to cover, edges, spine, corners, and pages | Writing / highlighting | Inventory stickers | Satisfaction ... guaranteed! Read more Show Less

Ships from: Punta Gorda, FL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$38.82
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(10042)

Condition: New
New Book. Shipped from US within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000

Ships from: Secaucus, NJ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$41.03
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(4442)

Condition: New
New Book. Shipped from UK within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000.

Ships from: Horcott Rd, Fairford, United Kingdom

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 2
Showing 1 – 10 of 16 (2 pages)
Close
Sort by

Overview

Shortly before the launch of the reconstructed Greek warship, Olympias, the first edition of The Athenian Trireme was published. Since then, five seasons of experimental trials have been conducted n the ship under oar and sail, and the lessons learned have been supplemented by new archaeological discoveries and research. For this second edition, there are nineteen new illustrations, including eleven photographs of Olympias at sea demonstrating features of her design that could be represented only by drawings in the first edition.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Clearly written and well-organized...Generously illustrated with maps, drawings, and photographs...[it] will fascinate anyone interested in the sea and ships, ancient history, or classical archaelogy." Historian

"The new edition of The Athenian Trireme continues the success of the first...the new chapter and the up-dating of some of the material and the bibliography make the new volume a worthwhile effort." Phoenix

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521564564
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 12/28/2007
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 348
  • Sales rank: 1,001,069
  • Product dimensions: 5.83 (w) x 8.27 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
List of maps
Preface to the second edition
Preface to the first edition
List of abbreviations
Introduction
1 Questions and answers 1
2 Evolution and supersession of the trieres 25
3 The Salamis campaign 50
4 Sybota and the gulf of Corinth 62
5 Cynossema, Cyzicus and Arginusae 80
6 Naval movements 94
7 The men 107
8 The ships I 127
9 The ships II 158
10 The materials 179
11 The reconstruction: fundamentals of design 191
12 The reconstruction: main features 207
13 The Athenian trireme reconstructed: sea trials of Olympias 231
App. I Fast triereis 276
App. II The Lenormant Relief in projection 280
Glossary 284
Bibliography 295
General index 300
Index of passages cited 313
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)