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Reconstructing the Greek Trireme

Lecture no. 23 from the course: Understanding Greek and Roman Technology

Reconstructing the Greek Trireme

Taught by Professor Stephen Ressler | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

The trireme, a swift warship with three banks of oars, ruled the Mediterranean Sea in the 5th century B.C., when the Athenian empire was at its height. Yet only sparse evidence remains for what these vessels were like. Follow a detailed reconstruction based on tantalizing clues.

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