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Trireme warships of the Aegean

The beautiful Turkish coast – once Asia Minor – has the remains of more than thirty city states with harbours that were once part of the Athenian Empire. This empire was held together, protected and supplied by a large fleet of warships known as triremes. Due to its superior seamanship the Athenian navy was virtually […]

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