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An Athenian trireme reconstructed

An Athenian trireme reconstructed

the British sea trials of Olympias, 1987

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Published by B.A.R. in Oxford, England .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece.
    • Subjects:
    • Olympias (Ship),
    • Triremes.,
    • Ships -- Reconstruction.,
    • Ships, Ancient -- Greece.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 114) and indexes.

      Statementedited by J.S. Morrison and J.F. Coates.
      SeriesBAR international series ;, 486
      ContributionsMorrison, J. S. 1913-, Coates, J. F.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVM16 .A84 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 120 p. :
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2267799M
      ISBN 100860546233
      LC Control Number89153953
      OCLC/WorldCa19944542

        The reconstructed trireme ‘Olympias’. An overhead view of the reconstructed trireme ‘Olympias’. A diagram depicting the ‘diekplous’ maneuver, where one offensive ship would break through the enemy line and continue to wheel around and attack from behind. The Trireme Trust - Newsletter On the other side, their reconstructed vessels have so far represented smaller Viking ships which have been sailed more than rowed. The reconstruction currently being built, In the second edition of The Athenian Trireme.

      Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Athenian Trireme: The History and Reconstruction of an Ancient Greek Warship by J. S. Morrison, J.F. Coates, N. B. Rankov (Hardback, ) at the best online prices at eBay! This reconstructed trireme, built in by a shipbuilder in Piraeus, is one of a kind. It is a commissioned ship in the Hellenic Navy of Greece, the only commissioned vessel of its kind in the.

      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. Buy The Athenian Trireme: The History and Reconstruction of an Ancient Greek Warship by John Morrison online at Alibris UK. We have new and used copies available, in 4 editions - .


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An Athenian trireme reconstructed Download PDF EPUB FB2

Since the appearance of the first edition of The Athenian Trireme infive seasons of experimental trials have been conducted in the reconstructed ship.

There have been relevant new archaeological discoveries and much historical, scientific and physiological by: 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 /5(13). 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(1). athenian trireme aft theathenian trireme thucydides timber outrigger rowers warship reconstructed herodotus sails crews salamis thranite sea trials keel fleets greeks planks Post a Review You can write a book An Athenian trireme reconstructed book and share your experiences.

Other readers will always. The only one of its kind: Greek navy reconstructed an ancient Athenian trireme, the HS Olympias, in the s Alex.A The trireme was an ancient type of vessel that was used by maritime civilizations of the Mediterranean. 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.

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.

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Coates and N. Rankov (, Paperback, Revised) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products!Ratings: 1. The HS Olympias is an astonishing reconstruction of a trireme, an ancient type of galley commonly used by the maritime civilisations of the Mediterranean.

This reconstructed trireme, built in by a shipbuilder in Piraeus, is one of a kind. The Athenian Trireme: The History and Reconstruction of an Ancient Greek Warship (Book) Book Details. ISBN.

Title. The Athenian Trireme: The History and Reconstruction of an Ancient Greek Warship. Author. Morrison, J. & Coates, J. Publisher. Cambridge University Press. Publication Date. 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 5/5(1).

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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(13). The Athenian trireme reconstructed: sea trials of Olympias; Appendix I: Fast triereis; Appendix II: The Lenormant relief in projection.

Editorial Reviews "Clearly written and well-organized Generously illustrated with maps, drawings, and photographs [it] will fascinate anyone interested in the sea and ships, ancient history, or classical Brand: Cambridge University Press.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(13). Olympias is a reconstruction of an ancient Athenian trireme and an important example of experimental is also a commissioned ship in the Hellenic Navy of Greece, the only commissioned vessel of its kind in any of the world's : Hellenic Navy.

ATHENIAN TRIREME ANATOMY SHIP by Douglas McElvogue,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Douglas Mcelvogue. The trireme, a swift warship with three banks of oars, ruled the Mediterranean Sea in the 5th century B.C., when the Athenian empire was at its height.

Yet only sparse evidence remains for what these vessels were like. Follow 4/5(3). (The reconstructed trireme is perhaps rather humiliatingly named Olympias, after Alexander’s mother.) Despite its rather emotive title, John Hale’s debut book is a largely even-keeled retelling of Athenian naval history from to BC.

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 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 sixth centuries BC they transported the colonists from their mother cities to all parts of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.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 & Reconstruction of an Ancient Greek Warship.

Year: Language: english. Author: J.S. Morrison et al. Genre: History.