Riddles: The Enigmas of ‘Orza’ and ‘Poggia’

By Sergio Bellabarba, published May 1995


These two terms were used to describe rigging elements in mediaeval ships of the Mediterranean. This is an etymological and historiographic study which attempts to arrive at an exact definition of these not very well understood terms.

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Filed under: Medieval | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Ship Handling & Seamanship | Shipbuilding & Design

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