By Fik Meijer
A background 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 international, designed for using scholars in addition to scholars.
Beginning with Crete and Mycenae within the 3rd millennium BC, the writer expounds a concise background of seafaring as much as the 6th century advert. the advance of send layout and of the different sorts of send, the numerous reasons of delivery, and the prestige and prerequisites of sailors are all mentioned. some of the most crucial sea battles are investigated, and the e-book is illustrated with a few line drawings and pictures. Greek and Latin notice are just used in the event that they are technical phrases, making sure A background of Seafaring within the Classical international is obtainable to scholars of historical heritage who're no longer acquainted with the Classical languages.
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