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Greek and Roman oared warships

J. S. Morrison

Greek and Roman oared warships

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Published by Oxbow Books, David Brown Book Co. [distributor] in Oxford, Oakville, CT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mediterranean Region.,
  • Greece.,
  • Rome.
    • Subjects:
    • Olympias (Ship),
    • Ships, Ancient -- Mediterranean Region.,
    • Naval history, Ancient -- Mediterranean Region.,
    • Ships -- Reconstruction.,
    • Ships, Ancient -- Greece.,
    • Ships, Ancient -- Rome.,
    • Triremes.,
    • Naval tactics -- History -- Mediterranean Region.

    • About the Edition

      A study of the warships evolved in the navies of the Mediterranean in the fourth and third centuries B.C. and of their use by Greeks, Phoenicians, Egyptians, Italians, Carthaginians and Romans in the fleet and naval battles in the second and first centuries, culminating in the Battle of Aktion; there is a section on the reconstructions by John Coates, and a discussion of crews, ships and tactics illuminated by the recent experiments with the reconstructed trireme Olympias.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 383-386) and indexes.

      Statementby J.S. Morrison ; with contributions by J.F. Coates.
      ContributionsCoates, J. F.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVM16 .M6697 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 403 p. :
      Number of Pages403
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3544155M
      ISBN 101900188074
      LC Control Number2001535739
      OCLC/WorldCa36238343

        Roman Warships MICHAEL PITASSI pp., 25 colour plates, 92 b&w figs, 29 plans Boydell Press, PO Box 9, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 3DF, UK, , £50/$90 (hbk), ISBN ‐ Roman Warships by Michael Pitassi serves as a companion volume to The Navies of Rome, published by the same author and press in (see review in IJNA ). In this new work, .   you linked to re: Greek and Roman oared warships is wonderful, tho I have to blush, I'm such a nerd. I've also been poking around in Roman history and this is awfully good stuff. On Polynesian catamarans, your post reminded me that Kamehameha armed his largest catamaran war canoes with cannon (cannons?) provided by westerners after.


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Наричат го на гръцки Пентера (гръцки: πεντήρης). Имали водоизместване тона, дължина 45 метра, 6 метра широчина. Pdf, in a book written before the publication of this ship‐model, it was suggested that the numbers contained in the names of Greek warships in the ‘‐eres’ series reflected the total number of oarsmen in a cross‐section (or unitary division or ‘room’ or interscalmium) Cited by: 1.The dromon or “runner” was the standard oared warship of this period.

With 54 oars on each side, arranged in two banks, above and below deck, it could manage about 4 knots under ideal conditions. Two masts carried auxiliary triangular sails on long yardarms .Terminology. Most of the warships of the era were distinguished by ebook names, which were compounds of a ebook and a suffix.

Thus the English term quinquereme derives from Latin quinque-rēmis and has the Greek equivalent πεντ-ήρης. Both are compounds featuring a prefix meaning "five": Latin quinque, ancient Greek Roman suffix is from rēmus, "oar": "five-oar".