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The Athenian trireme

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Published by Public Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County in [Fort Wayne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boats and boating,
  • Armored vessels,
  • Sea-power

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by the staff of the Public Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County
    ContributionsPublic Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25617290M


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The book has one short chapter on the reconstruction of the Olympias, the trireme currently operated by the Greek navy, and most of this was devoted to technical information of the most basic sort. I was hoping to read an account of how the project came together and Cited by: Lords of the Sea: How Athenian Trireme Battles Changed History - Kindle edition by Hale, John.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Lords of the /5(76).

Download PDF The Athenian The Athenian trireme book book full free. The Athenian Trireme available for download and read online in other formats. Shortly before the launch of the reconstructed Greek warship, Olympias, the first edition of The Athenian Trireme was published, providing historical and technical background to the reconstruction of the ship.

Since then, five seasons of experimental trials have been conducted on the ship under oar and sail, and the lessons learned have been supplemented by new archaeological discoveries and 5/5(2). The Athenian Trireme book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Shortly before the launch of the reconstructed Greek warship, Olympia /5. ATHENIAN TRIREME ANATOMY SHIP by Douglas McElvogue,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Douglas Mcelvogue.

Lords of the Sea is a thrilling account of ancient Athens as seen through the lens of the city-state's Navy. Hale not only provides masterful accounts of major battles and naval policies, but also shows how the Navy influenced virtually all aspects of Athenian life--from theatrical plays to the democratization of government/5.

The Athenian trireme, which may be considered the epitome of the type, can be reconstructed with reasonable accuracy on evidence gathered from archaeological excavations, painted pottery, and the writings of classical authors such as unprecedented propulsive power was achieved by the arrangement of oarsmen in three tiers along each side of the vessel—31 in the top tier, "The new edition of The Athenian Trireme continues the success of the first the new chapter and the up-dating of some of the material and the bibliography make the new volume a worthwhile effort." Phoenix.

From the PublisherBrand: Cambridge University Press. Get this from a library. The Athenian trireme: the history and reconstruction of an ancient Greek warship. [J S Morrison; J F Coates; N B Rankov] -- "Shortly before the successful launch of Olympias, the reconstructed Greek warship, the first edition of The Athenian Trireme was published, providing historical and technical background to the.

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Morrison, J. Coates and N. Rankov (, Paperback, Revised) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). The book has one short chapter on the reconstruction of the Olympias, the trireme currently operated by the Greek navy, and most of this was devoted to technical information of the most basic sort.

I was hoping to read an account of how the project came together and what it was like for the people who participated/5(12). Buy Lords of the Sea: How Athenian Trireme Battles Changed the World by John R.

Hale (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(73). Olympias is a reconstruction of an ancient Athenian trireme and an important example of experimental archaeology. It is also a commissioned ship in the Hellenic Navy of Greece, the only commissioned vessel of its kind in any of the world's navies.

Olympias was constructed from to by a shipbuilder in : Hellenic Navy. Bringing the Ancient Athenian Trireme Back to Life – The Story of HS Olympias Tijana Radeska The Hellenic Navy has a full-scale working reconstruction an ancient Greek trireme which floats in the waters of the Saronic Gulf and is a must-see.

THE TRIREME By: Dimitri Oared warships, lie at the heart of the Hellenic civilization's history of which the Trireme is the most famous.

In the seventh and StudyMode - Premium and Free Essays, Term Papers &. Buy The Athenian Trireme: The History and Reconstruction of an Ancient Greek Warship 2 by J. Morrison, J. Coates, N. Rankov (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(13).

The Athenian trireme developed around the end of the 5th century B.C. (like the one that has now been built). It has been appraised as having the following characteristics – maximum length 37 metres, maximum width metres, draught about metres and displacement 70 tons.

The Athenian Trireme: The History and Reconstruction of an Ancient Greek Warship Second Edition (Book) Book Details. ISBN.

Title. The Athenian Trireme: The History and Reconstruction of an Ancient Greek Warship Second Edition. Author. Morrison, J. Book Description: This volume represents the final publication of the Olympias project, which saw the building of a full-scale reconstruction of a oared Athenian trireme of the 4th century BC and its operation in five series of sea-trials in the Aegean Sea.

Mr. Hale’s thesis in “Lords of the Sea” is that the construction of the mighty Athenian navy, composed largely of lightweight warships known as.

sets the complement of an Athenian trireme at men, if the restoration hekaton rather than deka is accepted in line 32 of the inscription, as it is, e.g., by Meiggs and Lewis Such a large number can only refer to oarsmen, as Meiggs and Lewis say, and it contradicts the numbers in Cited by: 6.

- Explore tjking's board "trireme" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Ancient greece, Greek history and Ancient history pins. Lords of the Sea: How Athenian Triremes Changed the World: : Hale, John R.: Libros en idiomas extranjeros/5(64).

A section of a Greek trireme (restoration). The Athenian trireme was a ship having three banks of oars. The oarsmen were placed in tiers, the top row wielding the longest oars. The ship was about feet long, with a height above water of 10 feet and a width across decks of 18 feet.

In their book on the reconstruction, Morrison and Coates mention that any cushion sliding in a trireme would be “over a much shorter distance than in a modern racing craft, about 15 cm as opposed to cm actual movement on the sliding seats with wheels which are used in today’s boats.”.

Bringing the Ancient Athenian Trireme Back to Life - The Story of HS Olympias An exciting excerpt from the 2nd Book of Thucydides: In the third year of the Peloponnesian War, the Spartan and Corinthian combined navy, having been taken by surprise and handily defeated by a much smaller force of Athenians led by Phormio, are determined to get.

The Athenian Trireme (the 2nd edition, revised and final analysis) is a book for anyone interested in naval architecture, the history of Mediterranean cultures, western civilization, or just movies like "Ben Hur".

One cannot completely understand history or technology without knowing how things worked up until the current period of familiarity.5/5. The first edition of The Athenian Trireme (henceforth abbreviated TA 1) had preceded her down the ways ina remarkable accomplishment in its own right.

Since the Greek Navy in the end provided the bulk of the funding for construction of the Olympias. she was commissioned a navy vessel and controlled and housed by military : John Peter Oleson.

A trireme was an Ancient Greek warship. They were the fastest, deadliest ships in the ancient world. They were called “triremes” because they had three tiers of oars.

Soldiers stood on deck, while oarsmen sat below. But his book is not strictly speaking a history of the Athenian navy during that century and a half. Rather, it a history of Athenian democracy in so far (which for Hale is very far, indeed pretty much totally) as the fate of that pioneering institution was linked to the development of Athens’s navy in the momentous era when the fast trireme.

Begin today. Start with this War of Art [minute] mini-course. It's free. The course's five audio lessons will ground you in the principles and characteristics of the artist's inner battle. 3 Athenian Trireme Crews 4 Mercenaries, Metics and Slaves 5 The Trireme School of Democracy 11 The Ancient Athenian Naval Economy 1 Economic Growth 2 Instrumental Behaviour, Self-Interest and Markets 3 The Athenian Labour Market 4 The Naval Economy 5 Size Matters 12 The Wealth of Naval Athens 1 The Versatile Trireme 2 Counting the Cost of Naval Author: Barry O'halloran.

ment for an Athenian trireme during the Peloponnesian War consisted of only ten. hoplites (marines), four archers, and about sixteen other crew to sail the boat. Like the hulls of modern racing shells, the hull of a trireme was built to be as strong but light as possible.

Documents pertaining to minutes of meetings of the Trireme Trust, 3rd December8th October16th December11th February13th May21st APril15th December18th April19th September31st January20th November8th July12th November 21st November20th April Bringing the Ancient Athenian Trireme Back to Life – The Story of HS Olympias The Hellenic Navy has a full-scale working reconstruction an ancient Greek trireme which floats in the waters of the Saronic Gulf and is a must-see for anyone visiting Athens or the Port of Piraeus.

A War Like No Other How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War. By Victor Davis Hanson. Random House. $ The possibility of constructing a full-scale reproduction of a trireme was apparently first raised by Frank Welsh-significantly.

a banker-inand taken up by two scholars collaborating on a book concerning Greek oared warships: John Morrison. an expert on the maritime history of the Greek world, and John Coates, a naval architect just Author: John Peter Oleson. given in J.

Morrison/J. Coates, The Athenian Trireme. The history and reconstruction of an ancient Greek warship (). Just as there were two participants in the original reconstruction project, this book has two authors and?as the subtitle advertizes. two subjects: 1. the reconstruction and 2. The Athenian Trireme is now a book of basically four parts and any one of the first three can be read very largely for itself.

The history of the trireme problem, Chapter 1, called Questions and Answers and disappointingly short for anyone interested in the history of maritime scholarship, sets out neatly the arguments about such boats, the. This volume represents the final publication of the Olympias project, which saw the building of a full-scale reconstruction of a oared Athenian trireme of the 4th century BC and its operation in five series of sea-trials in the Aegean Sea.

The first three sea-trials inand Pages:   This volume represents the final publication of the Olympias project, which saw the building of a full-scale reconstruction of a oared Athenian trireme of the 4th century BC and its operation in five series of sea-trials in the Aegean : Oxbow.