Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Early Greek Ship

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In this drawing the major rigging elements for a vessel under sail are clearly shown:

and the double steering Oars. This ship design probably dates from the fourth century BC or earlier.


--A. Cowley (trans.)" Jewish Documents of the Time of Ezra, #26 (translated from the Aramaic)," Bodley's Librarian, 1919.

--Henry B. Culver, Gordon Grant (Illus.), "The Book of Old Ships, From Egyptian Galleys to Clipper Ships," Dover Publications, New York, 1992, (ISBN 0-486-27332-6 [pbk.])

Respectfully Submitted;

Marcus Audens

1 comment:

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