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Ancient Greek Ships

Ancient Greek Ships



Man was able to build and use boats before he could write or raise crops. Hence, building and sailing boats and ships were among the earliest skills practiced and mastered by hum kind. The Greeks were among the greatest maritime nations in antiquity, as they were able to build and sail different types and of boats and ships since at least ten thousand years ago. Moreover, they are known for building some of the most famous types of merchant and war ships that roamed the Mediterranean in antiquity. Hence, this lecture will shed light on Greek boats and ships from the earliest times until the Roman Era.


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