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The Resource The role of the physical environment in ancient Greek seafaring, by Jamie Morton

The role of the physical environment in ancient Greek seafaring, by Jamie Morton

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The role of the physical environment in ancient Greek seafaring
Title
The role of the physical environment in ancient Greek seafaring
Statement of responsibility
by Jamie Morton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Morton, Jamie
Dewey number
623.88/0938
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
VK16
LC item number
.M68 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum,
Series volume
213
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Navigation
  • Navigation
  • Navigation
  • Naval art and science
  • Navigation
  • Navigation
  • Navigation
  • Naval art and science
  • Greece
Label
The role of the physical environment in ancient Greek seafaring, by Jamie Morton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [337]-346) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The extent of change in the physical environment since antiquity -- Ch. 1. The physical environment of ancient Greek seafaring -- The Development of the Greek Coastline -- Oceanographic Conditions near the Greek Coasts -- Meteorology and the Greek Coastline -- Ch. 2. The topography of ancient Greek seafaring -- Promontories and Headlands -- Straits -- Bays and the Availability of Shelter -- Shoals and Deposition -- Harbourless Coasts -- Ch. 3. Sailing routes and navigation -- Coastal Seafaring -- A Question of Degree -- Characteristics of Sailing Directions and Routes -- Coastal Navigation -- Navigation out of Sight of the Coast -- The Role of the Physical Environment in Ancient Greek Seafaring -- The Physical Environment and Human Technology -- App. 1. Sailing seasons, winter sailing, and night sailing -- App. 2. The seaworthiness of Greek ships, in the context of the Mediterranean environment -- App. 3. Weather prediction -- App. 4. Terrestrial and 'socio-maritime' functions of features of coastal topography
Control code
45791498
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 363 pages
Isbn
9789004117174
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001025002
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The role of the physical environment in ancient Greek seafaring, by Jamie Morton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [337]-346) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The extent of change in the physical environment since antiquity -- Ch. 1. The physical environment of ancient Greek seafaring -- The Development of the Greek Coastline -- Oceanographic Conditions near the Greek Coasts -- Meteorology and the Greek Coastline -- Ch. 2. The topography of ancient Greek seafaring -- Promontories and Headlands -- Straits -- Bays and the Availability of Shelter -- Shoals and Deposition -- Harbourless Coasts -- Ch. 3. Sailing routes and navigation -- Coastal Seafaring -- A Question of Degree -- Characteristics of Sailing Directions and Routes -- Coastal Navigation -- Navigation out of Sight of the Coast -- The Role of the Physical Environment in Ancient Greek Seafaring -- The Physical Environment and Human Technology -- App. 1. Sailing seasons, winter sailing, and night sailing -- App. 2. The seaworthiness of Greek ships, in the context of the Mediterranean environment -- App. 3. Weather prediction -- App. 4. Terrestrial and 'socio-maritime' functions of features of coastal topography
Control code
45791498
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 363 pages
Isbn
9789004117174
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001025002
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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