Author Results for W. E. Knowles Middleton

Giovanni Alfonso Borelli on the Construction of Galleys

By W. E. Knowles Middleton

Borelli expounds on his theories of galley construction improvements, oared ships of the ancients and his thoughts on galley rowing methods.  This is his only contribution to a maritime theme, his fame being established in the field of medical physics when he wrote De motu animalism.  An interesting article for those who are interested in […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Navies | Shipbuilding & Design