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Thursday, 22 November 2018

Ancient Warfare XII. 4, Dec-Jan 2018

Ancient Warfare XII. 4, Dec-Jan 2018

Ancient Warfare XII.4 with The power of Poseidon - Naval warfare in the Hellenistic era

The first decades of the Hellenistic era are famous for the ever-growing warships of the Ptolemies, but naval warfare wasn't just about who had the biggest ships.

Theme: The power of Poseidon - Naval warfare in the Hellenistic era

Jasper Oorthuys, 'Big, bigger, and small - Historical introduction'.
Raffaele D'Amato, 'Warrior sailors of the Ptolemies'.
Andreas Forrer, 'Ports and shipsheds of Athens'.
Dennis Pricolo, 'Ships to brag about'.
Christa Steinby, 'Typical gadget - The Roman boarding bridge'.
George Topalidis, 'The vexing vessel - On the lembos'.

Features:

Michael Bishop, 'Grim realism - Analyzing the Mainz column bases'.
Duncan B. Campbell, 'Trusted men - The Evocati'.
Ross Cowan, 'Gladius Gallicus - Celtic swords for Italic warriors'.
Boris Dreyer, 'Friderica Alexandrina Navis - Reconstructing Oberstimm II'.
Duncan Head, 'Bristling mercenaries - A Ligurian warrior'.
Michael J.Taylor, 'Fake news from Zama?'

Ancient Warfare