Although how a shipwreck can be intact I’m not quite sure. Nevertheless, this is a huge discovery. if only they could discover a trireme . . .
Read about it here
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Some of the works referenced in this podcast include
- Diodorus Siculus, Bibliotheca Historica, Book 13.
- John R. Hale, Lords of the Sea: The Epic Story of the Athenian Navy and the Birth of Democracy. New York: Viking, 2009.
- Victor Davis Hanson, A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War. New York: Random House, 2005.
- Donald Kagan, The Peace of Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1981.
- Donald Kagan, The Peloponnesian War. New York: Viking, 2003 (a one-volume version of his earlier tetralogy of which to two previous books are the first volumes).
- Lawrence A. Tritle, A New History of the Peloponnesian War. New York: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
- Plutarch, Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans.
- William Ledyard Rodgers. Greek and Roman Naval Warfare A Study of Strategy, Tactics, and Ship Design from Salamis (480 B.C.) to Actium (31 B.C.). 3rd ed. Annapolis: United States Naval Institute, 1986.
- Thucydides. The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to The Peloponnesian War. New York: Free Press, 1996.
Map of Sicily
The expedition’s route to Sicily
Syracuse and environs
Syracuse and the adjacent coastline
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