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  • Title: Geography, Technology, and War: Studies in the Maritime History of the Mediterranean, 649-1571
  • Author: John H. Pryor
  • ISBN: 9780521428927
  • Page: 247
  • Format: Paperback

  • When maritime transport and communication depended on muscle and wind power, the Mediterranean Sea functioned as a symbiotic force between the civilisations which surrounded it, at once the major dividing barrier and the major connecting element In this study, the technological limitations of maritime traffic are considered in conjunction with the peculiar geographical coWhen maritime transport and communication depended on muscle and wind power, the Mediterranean Sea functioned as a symbiotic force between the civilisations which surrounded it, at once the major dividing barrier and the major connecting element In this study, the technological limitations of maritime traffic are considered in conjunction with the peculiar geographical conditions within which it operated, and which led to the establishment of major sea lanes on trunk routes along which traffic could move safely, efficiently, and economically These trunk routes remained virtually unchanged from antiquity to the sixteenth century, and eventually constituted economic and strategic maritime frontiers between civilisations At the same time, the technological limitations of the oared galley meant that coasts and islands along the trunk routes had also to be held, a necessity which favoured geographically the Christian West over the world of Byzantium and Islam.
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    Seyyah
    Ortaçağ boyunca Akdeniz'deki deniz hakimiyeti ve ticaret konusunda etkileyici bir kitap. ikmal ve uslerin deniz hakimiyetine etkisini detaylı bir şekilde anlatıyor.

    Al
    Dr. Pryor successfully synthesized 800 years of Mediterranean maritme history into around 200 pages. The central thesis of the book is that "in the Middle Ages the meteorological and oceanographic conditions of the Mediterranean had a profound influence on the course of human history because medieval maritime technology gave only very partial mastery of the elements." In fleshing out this thesis, Pryor comprehensively details weather and currents and their effect on square rigged and lateen rigg [...]

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