The Age of the DROMON: The Byzantine Navy ca 500-1204

ISBN: 9004151974

Category: Uncategorized


Posted on 2009-02-08. By anonymous.

Description



John H. Pryor, Elizabeth M. Jeffreys, “The Age of the DROMON: The Byzantine Navy ca 500-1204”
Brill Academic Publishers | 2006-06-30 | ISBN: 9004151974 | 832 pages | PDF | 17,8 MB

This volume examines the development and evolution of the war galley known as the Dromon, and its relative, the Chelandion, from first appearance in the sixth century until its supercession in the twelfth century by the Galea developed in the Latin West. Beginning as a small, fully-decked, monoreme galley, by the tenth century the Dromon had become a bireme, the pre-eminent war galley of the Mediterranean. The salient features of these ships were their two-banked oarage system, the spurs at their bows which replaced the ram of classical antiquity, their lateen sails, and their primary weapon: Greek Fire. The book contextualizes the technical characteristics of the ships within the operational history of Byzantine fleets, logistical problems of medieval naval warfare, and strategic objectives. Surviving Byzantine sources, especially tactical manuals, are subjected to close literary and phiological analysis.







Only RS mirrors, please



Sponsored High Speed Downloads
5521 dl's @ 3761 KB/s
Download Now [Full Version]
9291 dl's @ 3548 KB/s
Download Link 1 - Fast Download
6682 dl's @ 2692 KB/s
Download Mirror - Direct Download



Search More...
The Age of the DROMON: The Byzantine Navy ca 500-1204

Search free ebooks in ebookee.com!


Links
Download this book

No active download links here?
Please check the description for download links if any or do a search to find alternative books.


Related Books

  1. Ebooks list page : 2289
  2. 2016-12-24Jonathan Shepard - The Cambridge History of the Byzantine Empire c.500-1492
  3. 2011-10-19The Cambridge History of the Byzantine Empire c.500-1492
  4. 2010-05-12David Mclean - Public Health and Politics in the Age of Reform: Cholera, the State and the Royal Navy in Victorian Britain
  5. 2017-03-25Operation Pacific The Royal Navy's War Against Japan, 1941-1945
  6. 2017-02-17[PDF] The Sailing Navy, 1775-1854 (The U.S. Navy Warship Series)
  7. 2017-02-14[PDF] The Byzantine World
  8. 2017-02-14[PDF] Educating the Royal Navy: 18th and 19th Century Education for Officers (Cass Series: Naval Policy and History)
  9. 2017-02-09[PDF] Under Two Flags: The American Navy in the Civil War
  10. 2017-02-06[PDF] The Emperor Justinian and the Byzantine Empire
  11. 2017-01-14[PDF] History of the Byzantine Empire: Vol. 1, 324-1453
  12. 2017-01-11[PDF] The Orthodox Church in the Byzantine Empire (Oxford History of the Christian Church)
  13. 2017-01-10[PDF] Law and Legality in the Greek East: The Byzantine Canonical Tradition, 381-883 (Oxford Early Christian Studies)
  14. 2016-12-30The Jewish-Greek Tradition in Antiquity and the Byzantine Empire
  15. 2016-12-30The Jewish-Greek Tradition in Antiquity and the Byzantine Empire
  16. 2016-12-20The Royal Navy and the British Atlantic World, c. 1750-1820
  17. 2016-12-11Sir William Rooke Creswell and the Foundation of the Australian Navy
  18. 2016-12-02Give Me a Fast Ship The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea [Audiobook]
  19. 2016-09-24Total Germany The Royal Navy's War Against the Axis Powers 1939 - 1945
  20. 2016-07-22The Silent Deep A History of the Royal Navy Submarine Service Since 1945

Comments

No comments for "The Age of the DROMON: The Byzantine Navy ca 500-1204".


    Add Your Comments
    1. Download links and password may be in the description section, read description carefully!
    2. Do a search to find mirrors if no download links or dead links.

    required

    required, will not be published

    need login

    required

    Not clear? Click here to refresh.

    Back to Top