The Age of the ????O? The Byzantine Navy ca 500-1204 (eBook, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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The Age of the ????O? The Byzantine Navy ca 500-1204

Author: John Pryor; Elizabeth M Jeffreys
Publisher: Leiden : Brill, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Genre/Form: History
Naval history
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Pryor; Elizabeth M Jeffreys
ISBN: 9789047409939 9047409930
OCLC Number: 1178932158
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: ""CONTENTS""; ""PREFACE AND APPRECIATIONS""; ""LIST OF FIGURES, MAPS, AND TABLES""; ""NOTE ON ORTHOGRAPHY, TRANSLATION, CITATION, AND DATING""; ""NOTE ON METROLOGY AND HOURS OF DAYLIGHT""; ""SELECTIVE GAZETEER OF HISTORICAL PLACE NAMES""; ""SELECTIVE GLOSSARY OF GREEK, LATIN, AND ARABIC TERMINOLOGY""; ""GLOSSARY OF ENGLISH NAUTICAL TERMINOLOGY""; ""NOTE ON CITATION OF GREEK AND LATIN GLOSSARIES""; ""ABBREVIATIONS""; ""MAPS ""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""CHAPTER ONE THE OPERATIONAL CONTEXT""; ""The first period, ca 400-560: the Germanic assault and imperial recovery"" ""The second period, ca 560-750: the Muslim assault and imperial recovery""""The third period, ca 750-875: equilibrium of chaos""; ""The fourth period, ca 875-1025: Byzantine ascendancy""; ""The fifth period, ca 1025-1204: the triumph of the Latin West""; ""CHAPTER TWO THE ORIGINS OF THE DROMON""; ""First mentions""; ""Deck and oarage system""; ""The ram and the spur""; ""Square sails and lateen sails""; ""CHAPTER THREE FROM THE SIXTH TO NINTH CENTURIES""; ""CHAPTER FOUR THE DROMON IN THE AGE OF THE MACEDONIAN EMPERORS""; ""(a) The sources""; ""(b) Terminology and Ship Types""; ""(c) Hull"" ""(D) Prow""""(e) Poop""; ""(f) Deck and Castles""; ""(g) Masts, yards, and sails""; ""(h) Rigging""; ""(i) Crews""; ""(j) Oarage system and dimensions""; ""(k) Horse transports""; ""(l) Performance capabilities, water supplies, and logistics""; ""(m) Armaments""; ""(n) Tactics, strategy, and techniques""; ""CHAPTER FIVE THE DEMISE OF THE DROMON""; ""CHAPTER SIX THE TRIUMPH OF THE GALEA""; ""CONCLUSION""; ""Postscript""; ""APPENDIX ONE SYRIANOS MAGISTROS, Î?Î?ΥΜÎ?ÎÎ?Î?Î? ΣΥΡÎ?Î?Î?ΟΥ ÎœÎ?Î?ΣÎ?ΡΟΣ, EDITION AND TRANSLATION"" ""APPENDIX TWO [a] LEO VI, Î?Î?ΥΜÎ?ÎÎ?ΚÎ? Î?Î?ΟÎ?Î?ΟΣ Î?Î?ΣÎ?Î?Î?ΩΣ, EDITION AND TRANSLATION""""APPENDIX TWO [b] LEO VI, Î?Κ Î?ΟΥ ΚΥΡΟΥ Î?Î?ΟÎ?Î?ΟΣ Î?ΟΥ Î?Î?ΣÎ?Î?Î?ΩΣ, EDITION AND TRANSLATION""; ""APPENDIX THREE ANONYMOUS, Î?Î?ΥΜÎ?ÎÎ?ΚÎ? ΣΥÎ?Î?Î?ÎÎ?Î?Î?Î?Î? Î Î?ΡÎ? Î?Î?ΣÎ?Î?Î?Î?ΟΥ Î Î?Î?ΡÎ?ΚÎ?ΟΥ ΚÎ?Î? Î Î?ΡÎ?ΚΟÎ?ΜΟΥΜÎ?Î?ΟΥ, EDITION AND TRANSLATION"" ""APPENDIX FOUR FLEETS, ARMAMENTS, AND EQUIPMENT FOR DROMONS, PAMPHYLOI, AND OUSIAKA CHELANDIA ACCORDING TO THE INVENTORIES FOR THE EXPEDITIONS TO CRETE OF 911 AND 949 IN THE DE CERIMONIIS AULAE BYZANTINAE ATTRIBUTED TO CONSTANTINE VII PORPHYROGENNETOS""""APPENDIX FIVE NIKÄ?PHOROS OURANOS, Î Î?ΡÎ? Î?Î?Î?Î?Î?ΣΣΟΜÎ?ÎÎ?Î?Σ, EDITION AND TRANSLATION""; ""APPENDIX SIX GREEK FIRE""; ""APPENDIX SEVEN THE GALLEYS OF THE MANUSCRIPT, MADRID, BIBLIOTECA NATIONAL, VITR. 26-2, OF JOHN SKYLITZÄ?S' SYNOPSIS HISTORIÅŒN AND ITS DATING AND ART STYLES""
Responsibility: John Pryor, Elizabeth M. Jeffreys.

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