The Ancient Mariners: Seafarers and Sea Fighters of the Mediterranean in Ancient Times. - Second Edition


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Written by the renowned authority on ancient ships and seafaring Lionel Casson, The Ancient Mariners has long served the needs of all who are interested in the sea, from the casual reader to the professional historian. This completely revised edition takes into account the fresh information that has appeared since the book was first published in 1959, especially that from archaeology's newest branch, marine archaeology. Casson does what no other author has done: he has put in a single volume the story of all that the ...

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May 31, 2007

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This book starts, as you might expect, at the begining. Because I am interested in only a small segment of all that this book covers I see it almost as a technical reference, this book is a great book that will sit on your shelf along side many other great reference books and will be handy for for when it is needed.
I see it as money well spent.

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