The Rig of Early Medieval Warships

By R.H. Dolley, published February 1949

Abstract

Readers of Greek will benefit the most from this examination of early documents carried out in order to identify the earliest use of lateen rig on sailing vessels. The period is eventually determined as probably sixth century A.D.

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Filed under: Early Middle Ages | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Archaeology | Shipbuilding & Design

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