Ancient Greek Warship 500 - 322 BC, New Vanguard 132, Osprey
- Brand: Osprey (Vanguard/New Vanguard)
- Product Code: 3011 
- Availability: Out of stock
- Date added: 22/01/2015
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Formidable and sophisticated, triremes were the deadliest battleships of the ancient world and at the height of their success the Athenians were the dominant exponents of their devastating power. Primarily galleys designed to fight under oar power, their main weapon was a bronze-plated ram situated at the prow.
The ANCIENT GREEK WARSHIP 500 - 322 BC offers a complete analysis of the most potent battleship of its time; the weapon by which Athens achieved, maintained and ultimately lost its power and prosperity.
Ruling the Waves
The Athenian Navy
Colour Plate Commentary
Author: Nic Fields
Illustrated by: Peter Bull
Publisher: Osprey Publishing (2007)
Description: 48 pages, Paperback, 248 X 185 mm.
Shipping weight: 320 gr.