NOTE: Some Proposed Compromises on Triremes

By Alec Tilley, published May 1997

Abstract

This note proposes several compromises which would allow some of the evidence concerning ancient warships to be accepted and scientific methods adopted. Such compromises are necessary in the number of oarsmen, their organisation and seating arrangements.

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Filed under: Antiquity | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Archaeology | Ship Handling & Seamanship

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