By Angus Konstam
For many of the Renaissance interval, naval struggle within the Mediterranean used to be ruled through the conflict galley, a special naval vessel for a momentous age. throughout the fight for supremacy among Christian and Muslim powers, struggle galleys shaped the spine of the rival battlefleets. varied areas of the Mediterranean produced their very own types of the struggle galley, thereby generating a few editions at the simple layout adapted to the desires and assets of specific countries. This booklet examines the advance of the battle galley from its classically encouraged resurrection within the fifteenth century until eventually its death within the early seventeenth century, offering the 1st ever in-depth research of this notable struggle machine.
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