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Sailing from Polis to Empire: Ships in the Eastern Mediterranean during the Hellenistic Period

Sailing from Polis to Empire: Ships in the Eastern Mediterranean during the Hellenistic Period

What can the architecture of ancient ships tell us about their capacity to carry cargo or to navigate certain trade routes? How do such insights inform our knowledge of the ancient economies that depended on maritime trade across the Mediterranean?
 
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