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

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

by N. B. Rankov, J. F. Coates, J. S. Morrison
 

ISBN-10: 0521564190

ISBN-13: 9780521564199

Pub. Date: 01/28/2011

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521564199
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2011
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Questions and answers; 2. Evolution and supersession of the trieres; 3. The Salamis campaign; 4. Sybota and the gulf of Corinth; 5. Cynossema, Cyzicus and Arginusae; 6. Naval movements; 7. The men; 8. The ships I; 9. The ships II; 10. The materials; 11. The reconstruction: fundamentals of design; 12. The reconstruction: main features; 13. The Athenian trireme reconstructed: sea trials of Olympias; Appendix I: Fast triereis; Appendix II: The Lenormant relief in projection.

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