By Fik Meijer
A background of Seafaring within the Classical World, first released in 1986, provides an entire remedy of all elements of the maritime background 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 historical past 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 delivery, and the prestige and prerequisites of sailors are all mentioned. a number of the most crucial sea battles are investigated, and the e-book is illustrated with a few line drawings and pictures. Greek and Latin observe are just used in the event that they are technical phrases, making sure A heritage of Seafaring within the Classical global is obtainable to scholars of old heritage who're now not conversant in the Classical languages.
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A History of Seafaring in the Classical World (Routledge Revivals) by Fik Meijer