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1 MEIJER, Fik History of Seafaring in the Classical World. First Edition in dustjacket
Croom Helm, London , 1986, 1986 070993565X / 9780709935650 
MEIJER, Fik. A History of Seafaring in the Classical World. London and Sydney : Croom Helm, (1986). First Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-viii,1-248. With illustrations in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine.

"This is a complete treatment of all aspects of the maritime history of the Classical world, designed for the use of students as well as scholars. Beginning from Crete and Mycenae, the author gives a concise history of seafaring up to late antiquity. The book considers the development of ship design and of the different types of ship, the varied purposes of shipping, and the status and conditions of sailors. Many of the most important sea battles are discussed, and the book is illustrated with a number of line drawings and photographs." - from the dj.

Contents :
1. The Aegean: 3000-1100 BC;
2. The Dark Ages;
3. The Age of Expansion;
4. Greeks versus Persians: The Invention of the Trireme;
5. Greeks versus Persians: The Decisive Confrontations;
6. The Athenian Maritime Empire;
7. The Peloponnesian War;
8. The Fourth Century: The Invention of the Polyremes;
9. The Rivalry of the Diadochi;
10. Rome's First Naval Adventures;
11. Roman Supremacy at Sea;
12. Trade and Piracy";
13. Fleet and Civil War;
14. Maritime Policy in the Roman Empire.
With bibliography and index.

Very good in dustjacket. 60.00

Price: 60.00 CDN
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