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The ancient sailing season

by James Beresford

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Brill in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient Naval history,
  • Navigation,
  • Sailing,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby James Beresford
    SeriesMnemosyne, supplements -- 351, History and archaeology of classical antiquity
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVK16 .B47 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 364 p.
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27016897M
    ISBN 109004223525, 9004241949
    ISBN 109789004223523, 9789004241947
    LC Control Number2012037608
    OCLC/WorldCa806019634

    At times, contrary to ancient conventions and modern interpretation of the sailing season, their confidence emboldened them to extend their activity into the winter months. They acquired wayfinding clues by observing the behavior of shore-sighting birds and birds in their natural environment. The last pages of the book act as an educational resource and provide information and facts including Egyptian history, Gods & Goddesses and Life as an Ancient Egyptian. The book is beautifully and carefully illustrated with lots of bright colours and interesting pictures, as is typical of We’re Sailing Down the Nile begins with a rhyme about /5(20).

    Jordan and Desiree are cruising around the world on a small sailboat, a Allied Seawind. We're creating weekly videos on youtube! Check out our sailing channel, Project Atticus.   According to the Book of Enoch, "The Watchers" came down from heaven to impart knowledge on mankind, and Ancient Astronaut Theorists contend that these beings continue to .

      The high season in Croatia is June, July and August, and features mostly easy sailing weather. Light to moderate breezes from the north or south predominate, and . Mare Clausum? Sailing Seasons in the Mediterranean in Early Antiquity. Mediterranean History Journal


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Providing a comprehensive examination of the capacity of ancient ships and seafarers to cope with seasonally changing sea conditions, this book draws on a wide range of ancient literary. A summary of the revieew on : '‘Prof.

Beresford (Lahore) takes a look at one of the most important constraints of ancient navigation, the “sailing season.” By tradition, ancient sailors went to sea only between the onset of Spring to the setting of the Pleiades.

Beresford subjects that idea to a very close examination.5/5(1). Providing a comprehensive examination of the capacity of ancient ships and seafarers to cope with seasonally changing sea conditions, this book draws on a wide range of ancient literary sources while also taking account of modern weather records, hydrological data, and recent archaeological discoveries.

This work takes a look at one of the most important constants of ancient navigation, the “sailing season.” By tradition, ancient sailors went to sea only between the onset of Spring to the setting of the Pleiades.

In this work, Prof. Beresford (Lahore) subjects that idea to a very close examination. The Ancient Sailing Season by James Beresford,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1).

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This work takes a look at one of the most important constants of ancient navigation, the “sailing season.”   By tradition, ancient sailors went to sea only between the onset of Spring to the setting of the Pleiades. In this work, Prof. Beresford  (Lahore) subjects that idea to a very close examination.

"Bibliography" published on 01 Jan by Brill. The author aims to underline the fact that ancient seafaring was not strictly limited to the period from April through November, but could also occur during winter. Indeed, for a long time, some scholars, especially Lionel Casson and Jean Rougé, asserted that there was a ‘good season’, quite propitious for seafaring, and a ‘bad season.

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A summary of the revieew on : '‘Prof. Beresford (Lahore) takes a look at one of the most important constraints of ancient navigation, the “sailing season.” By tradition, ancient sailors went to sea only between the onset of Spring to the setting of the Pleiades.

Beresford subjects that idea to a very close examination. James Beresford sets out to challenge the long-held and oft repeated traditional views on the ancient sailing season from the outset of his book.

Primarily, he seeks to prove that sailing during the Mediterranean winter months was both possible, practical and indeed normal. Book review The Ancient Sailing Season (Mnemosyne Supp. ) by Beresford, James pp., 67 b&w illustrations, many diagrams and maps Brill, Leiden/Boston.

Lionel Casson's encyclopedic study is the first of its kind to use underwater archaeological data to refine and area of scholarship that had, for the most part, relied on ancient texts and graphic representations.

Tracing the history of early ships and seamanship from pre-dynastic Egypt to the Roman empire, from skiffs and barges to huge oared warships and royal yachts, Casson describes not 5/5(2). Genre/Form: Electronic books History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Beresford, James.

Ancient Sailing Season. Leiden: BRILL, © Material Type. “The ancient Sailing Season” potrebbe rappresentare un valido c ompendio sia per quan- This is a reply to Paul Davidson's review, in the winter issue of JPKE, of my book, A History.

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All of the ships of the ancient Mediterranean were powered by rowing or by sailing. Remains of the sails are very rare in the archaeological record, most of the known finds come from the Roman Ports on the Egyptian Red Sea coast.

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D. BLACKMAN and B. RANKOV with K. BAIKA, H. GERDING, J. PAKKANEN and J. McKENZIE, SHIPSHEDS OF THE ANCIENT MEDITERRANEAN.Book information. Title. The Ancient Sailing Season (Mnemosyne Supplements History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity) (Latin Edition) Authors.

James Beresford. Info. Brill Academic Pub (), Hardcover. Work details. The Ancient Sailing Season (Mnemosyne Supplements History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity) (Latin Edition) by James.