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Long ships and round ships
J. S. Morrison
|Series||The Ship ;, 2|
|Contributions||Great Britain. National Maritime Museum.|
|LC Classifications||VK16 .M67|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||60 p. :|
|Number of Pages||60|
|LC Control Number||81121924|
The ship lists of ; IV. Freight rates ; V. The age of ships ; VI. The cost of ships ; VII. Round ships build by the government.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:description\/a> \" This major study tracks the rise and decline of the great shipbuilding industry of Renaissance Venice. Drawing on a wealth of archival sources, the. Mediterranean ships had rudders, which allowed precise handling of the vessels, and three-sided sails (lanteen sails) that allowed ships to utilize wind from any direction. Mediterranean navies since late-Roman times divided shipping between a long ship, or galley, and a round ship.
For these reasons, we’ll look at the more prominent, existing ships, not learn how to build new ones. Vessels comes in two groups: long ships and round ships. The latter aren’t circular, of course, but are called this because they are wide when compared to the narrow and streamlined long ships like those used by Vikings. Long Ships. The Long Ships () OST Los invasores vikingos WARPITER Richard Widmark Sidney Poitier Book Recommendation: "The Long Ships" by Stan Gibilisco. KABC promo The Long Ships by.
The Dioscuri of 19th-century Realism, factual precision and mundane detail, set sail on The Long Ships with nationalism, medievalism and exoticism for shipmates, brandishing a banner of 19th-century Romance; but among the heroic crew mustered by Frans Bengtsson in his only work of fiction are an irony as harsh and forgiving as anything in. The book of old ships: and something of their evolution and romance: wherein will be found drawings and descriptions of many varieties of vessels, both long and round, showing their development from most remote times ; the portraiture of their progress, their garnishment, etc., etc., etc. together with divers dissertations upon the origins of shipping ; also an appendix .
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John Morrison presents a comprehensive history of the long ships from prehistory to the Middle Ages at few pages which is a master-piece for each author to do so. The missing star goes to the handling of round ships on pages too few for the importance and the changes (against the author's opinion that nothing changed).4/5(1).
The Ship: Long Ships and Round Ships - Warfare and Trade in the Mediterranean Bc - Ad (The Ship Series, National Maritime Museum) Hardcover – January 1, by John Morrison (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions4/5(1). Swedish author Frans G. Bengtsson () was a poet, essayist, and biographer before writing his one and only novel, The Long Ships.
The book was originally published in Sweden in two parts in and under the title of Röde Orm before being published in English translation in Cited by: 1.
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Get this from a library. Long ships and round ships: warfare and trade in the Mediterranean BC AD. [J S Morrison; National Maritime Museum (Great Britain)]. The Long Ships follows the life and exploits of red-haired Orm Tostesson, later known as Orm the Far-Traveled.
From the age of 18, when he is kidnapped by marauders, Orm adventures far and wide around the Baltic and across Europe. But then, what better life is there. As the hard-drinking poet and warrior Toke Gray-Gullsson says.
John Morrison presents a comprehensive history of the long ships from prehistory to the Middle Ages at few pages which is a master-piece for each author to do so. The missing star goes to the handling of round ships on pages too few for the importance and the changes (against the author's opinion that nothing changed).Reviews: 2.
The book is set in the late 10th century & follows the adventures of Orm ("serpent"), called "Red" for his hair & his temper, a native of Scania/5(). The Long Ships or Red Orm is an adventure novel by the Swedish writer Frans G.
Bengtsson. The narrative is set in the late 10th century and follows the adventures of the Viking Röde Orm - called "Red" for his hair and his temper, a native of Scania. The book portrays the political situation of Europe in the later Viking Age, Andalusia under Almansur, Denmark under Harald.
The film was very loosely based on the Swedish novel The Long Ships by Frans G. Bengtsson (–), retaining little more than the title (of the English translation) and the Moorish settings of Orm's first voyage. Get this from a library. The ship. , Long ships and round ships: warfare and trade in the Mediterranean, BC AD.
[J S Morrison; John Sinclair Morrison; National Maritime Museum (Great Britain);]. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Long ships and round ships: warfare and trade in the Mediterranean BC AD in SearchWorks catalog.
The two books were published in a single volume in the United States and England in as The Long Ships. During the Second World War, Bengtsson was outspoken in his opposition to the Nazis, refusing to allow for a Norwegian translation of The Long Ships while the country was still under German occupation.
He died in after a long illness. Long ships and round ships: warfare and trade in the Mediterranean BC AD 1 edition By unknown author There's no description for this book yet. Can you add one. Of all the ships human beings have constructed to navigate the waters of the world--from a hollowed-out log sharpened at both ends to modern ocean liners weighing thousands of tons--those powered by the wind are among the most interesting and this classic review, noted maritime artist Gordon Grant has created 80 magnificent line illustrations of some of 4/5(1).
The author presents a history of sailing ships through illustrations and descriptions that span pages. He breaks the subject matter between long ships and round ships and presents the ships in chronological order from ancient galleys to clippers. Listopia > Ships Book Lists. Nautical Tales.
books — voters Ships on the Cover. books — voters Maritime Classics. books — voters Sailing Ships on the Cover. 48 books — 75 voters Seafaring Middle Graders. 88 books — 63 voters. The Long Ships by Frans Gunnar Bengtsson The Long Ships, originally written in Swedish and translated into English inwas reissued by New York Review Books in Michael Chabon gives it an enthusiastic introduction, marveling that he knows only three other people who have read the book.
But this isn’t exactly a lost gem. There's a saga quality to both substance and handling in this story of the Vikings in the Tenth Century. Orm, captured by marauders from the Swedish homeland where his father was a pirate chieftain, spends his growing years with his captors and becomes their leader.
Their long ships ranged the seas from their native Denmark to Spain where they too were enslaved by the Moors. About this Item: NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS, United Kingdom, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. A beloved Viking saga and masterpiece of historical fiction, The Long Ships is a high spirited adventure that stretches from Scandinavia to Spain, England, Ireland, and beyond.
Set in the latter part of the 10th century, “The Long Ships” takes Orm from boyhood into middle age, wrapping the story of three far-flung sea voyages around a period of relative domestic.The Long Ships NPR coverage of The Long Ships by Frans G.
Bengtsson, Michael Chabon, and Michael Meyer. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. During a long, hard journey home, the people on the ship suffered from starvation, scurvy, and harassment by Portuguese ships.
Only Elcano, 17 other Europeans, and four Indians survived to reach.