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Byzantine Warship vs Arab Warship : 7th-11th centuries - Dennis

Byzantine Warship vs Arab Warship

7th-11th centuries

By: Dennis

Paperback Published: 20th January 2015
ISBN: 9781472807571
Number Of Pages: 80

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This engaging study pits the the Byzantine dromon against the Arabic shalandi in the prolonged struggle for mastery in the Mediterranean in the four centuries after 630 AD.

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.

Introduction /Chronology /The Strategic Situation /Design and Development /Technical Specifications /The Combatants / Combat /Analysis /Aftermath /Further Reading /Index

ISBN: 9781472807571
ISBN-10: 147280757X
Series: Duel
Audience: BAU
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 80
Published: 20th January 2015
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.8 x 18.4  x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 1

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