Hellenistic and Roman Naval Warfare 336Bc - 31Bc download free [PDF and Ebook] by Dr. John D. Grainger

Hellenistic and Roman Naval Warfare 336Bc - 31Bc download free [PDF and Ebook] by Dr. John D. Grainger year 2011
  • Book name: Hellenistic and Roman Naval Warfare 336Bc - 31Bc
  • Author: Dr. John D. Grainger
  • Release date: 2011/11/23
  • Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9781848841611
  • Rating: 9.74 of 10
  • Votes: 748
  • Review by: Michaela Nunes
  • Review rating: 9.49 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/10
  • Total pages: 208
  • Includes a PDF summary of 20 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The period covered in this book, is well known for its epic battles and grand campaigns of territorial conquest, but Hellenistic monarchies, Carthaginians and the rapacious Roman Republic were scarcely less active at sea. Huge resources were poured into maintaining fleets not only as symbols of prestige but as means of projecting real military power across the Mediterranean arena.Taking the period between Alexander the Great's conquests and the Battle of Actium, John Grainger analyses the developments in naval technology and tactics, the uses and limitations of sea power and the differing strategies of the various powers. He shows, for example, how the Rhodians and the Romans eschewed the ever-larger monster galleys favoured by most Hellenistic monarchs in favour of smaller vessels. This is a fascinating study of a neglected aspect of ancient warfare.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 13H17M20S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: European History, Ancient History: To C 500 CE, Military Engineering, Military History, Naval Forces & Warfare, Classical History / Classical Civilisation
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 26.88 USD
  • Dimensions: 156x234x23.88mm
  • Weight: 535.24g
  • Printed by: Pen & Sword Military
  • Published in: South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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