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Refers to them as the Suiones. (Tacitus died a.d. 108.) As Caesar was struck by the difference between the Roman sh ps and those of the Veneti, so Tacitus remarks that the ships of the Suiones differ from the Romans', too. Although these were not sailing ships nec velis ministrantur yet they were of the same design as those which were fitted with mast and sail. Double-ended, they could easily be beached and in battle could the more rapidly man uvre ahead or astern. Rut we have much earlier...

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A Seventeenth-century English Warsl > To act title-page From a paintiDg by Charles Dixon. I lav -Barge Htadpitce to rre ace 2. Norwegian Jaegt * 13 8. Egyptian Ship of about 6000 b.c. 22 From an amphora found u Upper Egypt, pnd now in the British Museum (Painted Pottery of Predynastic Period, Case 5, No. 35324). 4. Egyptian Ship of the Eit'lh Dynasty 30 Prom wall paintings in the Temple of Deir-el-Bahari. 5 and 6. Model of an Egyptian Ship of the Twelfth Prom a tomb at Hitch excavated J006-7....

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American Merchant Ships and Sailors. 1902. Areniiold, L. Die Historische Entwicklung der Schiffstypen. 1891 Ba amp , De. Lazarus Bayfius Annof amp tiones . . . de cap ti vis et postliminy revcrsis, in quibus tractatur de re nava I i. 1536. Barnard, F. P. edited by . Companion to English History Middle Ages . Article bv M. Oppenheim on Shipping. 1902. Baston, T. Twenty-two Prints of several of the Capi r.al Ships of his Majesties Royal Navy. Bedford, Admiral F. G. D., R.N.,...