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Published: 02 October 2014

384 Pages | 38 illus.


ISBN: 9780199382255

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The Age of Titans

The Rise and Fall of the Great Hellenistic Navies

William M. Murray

Onassis Series in Hellenic Culture

  • A completely new interpretation of naval warfare during the Hellenistic Age
  • Features a previously untapped source of information: the "siege manual" of Philo Byzantius, written during the 3rd century BC
  • Uses unpublished information about warship rams stemming from the author's research at the war memorial constructed by Augustus following the Battle of Actium