Byzantine Warship Vs Arab Warship

Byzantine Warship Vs Arab Warship 7Th-11Th Centuries - Duel

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Synopsis

For four hundred years the Byzantine Empire's naval forces vied with the warships of the Islamic world for mastery of the Mediterranean. At the heart of this confrontation were the fighting vessels of the two powers, the Byzantine dromon and the Arabic shalandi, both oared warships. In those four centuries of warfare between two major maritime powers, both the Byzantines and the Arabs left us records of their doctrine and tactics, as well as of how their ships were built. Featuring full-colour artwork and rigorous analysis from an authority on naval warfare, this enthralling book offers a glimpse of the long-lost world of war at sea in the age of Byzantium.

Book information

ISBN: 9781472807571
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (UK)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Pub date:
DEWEY: 949.502
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 80
Weight: 264g
Height: 184mm
Width: 249mm
Spine width: 4mm