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By Fik Meijer

A historical past of Seafaring within the Classical World, first released in 1986, offers an entire remedy of all facets of the maritime background 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 background of seafaring as much as the 6th century advert. the improvement of send layout and of the different sorts of send, the various reasons of transport, and the prestige and stipulations of sailors are all mentioned. the various most crucial sea battles are investigated, and the e-book is illustrated with a few line drawings and images. Greek and Latin observe are just used in the event that they are technical phrases, making sure A background of Seafaring within the Classical global is available to scholars of old historical past who're no longer conversant in the Classical languages.

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