Ships And Seamanship In The Ancient World

Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World
Publisher Princeton University Press
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Category History
Total Pages 576
ISBN 9781400853465
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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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 1971. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World
  • Author : Lionel Casson
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-07-14

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 1971. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology

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Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World
  • Author : Lionel Casson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1971

Read online Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World written by Lionel Casson, published by which was released on 1971. Download full Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Ancient Ships
  • Author : Cecil Torr
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1894

Read online Ancient Ships written by Cecil Torr, published by which was released on 1894. Download full Ancient Ships Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Travel in the Ancient World
  • Author : Lionel Casson
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 1994-02-17

The only book of its kind in any language, Travel in the Ancient World offers a lively, comprehensive history of ancient travel, from the first Egyptian voyages recorded in Old Kingdom inscriptions through Greek and Roman times to the Christian pilgrimages of the fourth and sixth centuries. Rich in anecdote

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Ships and Seafaring in Ancient Times
  • Author : Lionel Casson
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Release Date : 1994

Ever since the earliest travelers took to the water on reed rafts or inflated goatskins, ships and boats have played a paramount role in the history of the Western world. The invention of the sail about 3500 BC resulted in ever faster and more efficient water transport, and the great civilizations

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Piracy in the Ancient World
  • Author : Henry A. Ormerod
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 1997

Seaborne brigands were greatly feared in the ancient world. Pirates not only preyed on merchant ships and fishing craft in the Mediterranean but also wreaked havoc on coastal townstaking men, women, and children to ransom or sell as slaves; raiding treasures; and exacting tribute from fearful town leaders. Responding to

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The Ancient Mariners
  • Author : Lionel Casson
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 1991-09-15

Written by the renowned authority on ancient ships and seafaring Lionel Casson, The Ancient Mariners has long served the needs of all who are interested in the sea, from the casual reader to the professional historian. This completely revised edition takes into account the fresh information that has appeared since

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Seagoing Ships   Seamanship in the Bronze Age Levant
  • Author : Shelley Wachsmann
  • Publisher : Texas A&M University Press
  • Release Date : 2009

Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1. Introduction -- The Ships Review of the Evidence -- Chapter 2 -- Chapter 3 -- Chapter 4 -- Chapter 5 -- Chapter 6 -- Chapter 7 -- Appendix: The Pylos Rower Tablets -- Chapter 8 -- Appendix -- Appendix: Additional Evidence -- Chapter 9 Shipwrecks -- Aspects of Maritime

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Libraries in the Ancient World
  • Author : Lionel Casson,John Penn (Joint pseudonym),Tanita S. Davis
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2001-01-01

The unexpected murder in the little Cotswolds town of Colombury has everyone guessing. Before the answers are found more lives are threatened.

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The Athenian Trireme
  • Author : J. S. Morrison,Joseph Francis Coates,J. F. Coates,N. B. Rankov
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2000-07-20

New edition of the technical and historical background to the reconstruction of a Greek warship.

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Everyday Life in Ancient Egypt
  • Author : Lionel Casson
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2001-05-25

Originally published in 1975 as The Horizon Book of Daily Life in Ancient Egypt, this revised edition includes a new chapter as well as full documentation of the sources.

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Everyday Life in Ancient Rome
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1961

Describes the daily life of Romans of all classes, their festivals, religious life, and family life.

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The Roads of the Romans
  • Author : Romolo Augusto Staccioli
  • Publisher : Getty Publications
  • Release Date : 2003

Table of contents

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Roman Warships
  • Author : Michael Pitassi
  • Publisher : Boydell Press
  • Release Date : 2011

An examination of Roman naval development, drawing upon archaeological evidence, documentary accounts and visual representation.

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Financing the Athenian Fleet
  • Author : Vincent Gabrielsen
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2010-11-01

To meet the enormous expenses of maintaining its powerful navy, democratic Athens gave wealthy citizens responsibility for financing and commanding the fleet. Known as trierarchs�literally, ship commanders�they bore the expenses of maintaining and repairing the ships, as well as recruiting and provisioning their crews. The trierarchy grew into

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