Publisher description for Ships and seamanship in the ancient world.


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Written to replace and extend Torr's Ancient Ships, this generously illustrated underwater Bible" traces the art and technology of Mediterranean ships and seamanship from their first crude stages (about 3000 B.C.) to the heyday of the Byzantine fleets.

Originally published in 1986.

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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Ships, Ancient.
Seamanship -- History.