Ancient Greek Warship: 500-322 BC (New Vanguard, Volume 132) by Nic Fields

By Nic Fields

Ambitious and complicated, triremes have been the deadliest battleship of the traditional international, and on the top in their good fortune, the Athenians have been the dominant exponents in their devastating strength. basically longships designed to struggle lower than oar strength, the trireme was once outfitted for lightness and power; ship-timber was once generally softwoods similar to poplar, pine and fir, whereas the oars and mast have been made from fir. Their major weapon was once a bronze-plated ram positioned on the prow.

From the mixed Greek naval victory at Salamis (480 BC), during the Peloponnesian warfare, and up till the negative defeat by means of the Macedonians at Amorgos, the Athenian trireme was once an item of dread to its enemies.

This booklet deals a whole research and perception into the main powerful battleship of its time; the weapon during which Athens completed, maintained, and eventually misplaced its strength and prosperity.

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