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Machines at Sea—Ancient Ships

Lecture no. 22 from the course: Understanding Greek and Roman Technology

Machines at Sea—Ancient Ships

Taught by Professor Stephen Ressler | 34 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Spurred by their dependence on maritime trade, the ancient Greeks became masters of nautical engineering. Follow the development of their ship design and sailing techniques, which were adopted by the Romans and paved the way for the great age of exploration in the 15th century.

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