Ships and Seamanship in the Ancient World
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
An introduction to the maritime archaeology and marine technology of the Bronze Age Near Eastern, Greek, and Roman cultures, using the evidence presented by archaeological remains of ships and harbours, and ancient visual representations and literary texts. Topics will include harbour and ship design and construction, equipment, sailing techniques, navigation and underwater archaeology.
Prerequisites: None; 371 or 372 recommended.
Undergraduate course in Greek and Roman Studies offered by the Department of Greek and Roman Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.