Another fine Osprey book covering ancient greek warships from 500-322BC with sections on origins, design, construction, crew, armament and tactics, the Athenian navy, key battles, and the Olympias modern reconstruction project. A mix of colour reconstruction illustrations and colour and black and white photos enrich this volume and include depictions in greek art - pottery and sculpture - and geographical locations and close-up details of the Olympias - a full scale, working reconstruction of an Athenian 4th century BC trireme. The only negative is at less than fifty pages, the reader is left wanting more.
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Cartwright, M. (2012, May 11). Ancient Greek Warship: 500-322 BC (New Vanguard). Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/review/4/
Cartwright, Mark. "Ancient Greek Warship: 500-322 BC (New Vanguard)." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 11, 2012. https://www.ancient.eu/review/4/.
Cartwright, Mark. "Ancient Greek Warship: 500-322 BC (New Vanguard)." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 11 May 2012. Web. 16 Dec 2019.