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Title Trireme Olympias : the final report : sea trials 1992-4, conference papers 1998 / edited by Boris Rankov ; with contributions by Ronald Bockius [and others].

Published Oxford ; Oakville, Conn. : Oxbow Books, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description 1 online resource (x, 243 pages) : illustrations
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents pt. 1. The 1992 and 1994 sea trials and other excursions -- pt. 2. Proposals for a revised design -- pt. 3. Critiques of Olympias : for and against -- pt. 4. The operation and performance of ancient triremes -- pt. 5. Aspects of trireme construction and maintenance -- pt. 6. Recent research.
Summary "This is the final publication of the Olympias project, which saw the building of a 170-oared Athenian trireme of the fourth century BC and its operation in five series of sea-trials. The first three sea-trials have already been published in separate volumes. The rest of the volume is devoted to papers presenting more recent research on the trireme"--Provided by publisher.
Other author Rankov, N. B., 1954-
Bockius, Ronald.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Olympias (Ship) -- Congresses.
Triremes -- Congresses.
Triremes -- Design and construction -- Congresses.
Ships, Ancient -- Reconstruction -- Congresses.
Ship trials -- Congresses.
Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
ISBN 9781842178607 (electronic bk.)
1842178601 (electronic bk.)