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The age of the drom�on [electronic resource] : the Byzantine navy ca 500-1204 / by John H. Pryor and Elizabeth M. Jeffreys ; with an appendix translated from the Arabic of Mu�hammad Ibn Mankali by Ahmad Shboul.

By: Pryor, John H, 1947-.
Contributor(s): Jeffreys, Elizabeth | Ibn Manjl�i, Mu�hammad, active 1362-1376 | Shboul, Ahmad M. H.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Medieval Mediterranean: v. 62.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006Description: 1 online resource (lxxvii, 754 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9789047409939 (electronic bk.); 9047409930 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Naval art and science -- History -- To 1500 | Byzantine Empire -- History, Naval | Warships -- Byzantine Empire | Mediterranean Region -- History, Naval | Art et science navals -- Histoire -- Jusqu'�a 1500 | Dromons | M�editerran�ee, R�egion de la -- Histoire navale | HISTORY -- Military -- Naval | Zeemacht | Byzantijnse rijkGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Age of the drom�on.DDC classification: 359.009495/09021 Other classification: 89.81 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The operational context -- The origins of the Dromon -- From the sixth to ninth centuries -- The Dromon in the age of the Macedonian emperors -- The demise of the Dromon -- The triumph of the Galea.
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The word "dromon" in the title is in Greek characters.

Includes Greek texts by Syrianos Magistros, Leo VI, Nikephoros Ouranos, and anonymous works, with English translations.

The operational context -- The origins of the Dromon -- From the sixth to ninth centuries -- The Dromon in the age of the Macedonian emperors -- The demise of the Dromon -- The triumph of the Galea.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

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The age of the drom�on by Pryor, John H., ©2006
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