Ancient Greek Ships By John Madalengoitia
What were they? <ul><li>These ships were giant rowboats. </li></ul><ul><li>They had layers of rowers to power the ship. </...
 
What were they made of? <ul><li>The wood that was used for building a warship was imported from Thrace or Macedonia. </li>...
Sails <ul><li>Sails were made of linen. </li></ul><ul><li>The sails were tied down when in battle because when the sails w...
What were their dimensions? <ul><li>Triremes were about 120 feet long and were very narrow </li></ul><ul><li>170 rowers po...
<ul><li>Ship 1 </li></ul>What were some tactics? Ship 1 Charges Ship 2 Ship 1 turns sharply Ship 1 snaps ship 2’s oars Shi...
Battle of Salamis NOT EXACT MAP! Greek Warships (Small and nimble) Persian Warships (Large and not in charge)
Battle of Salamis Continued (2) NOT EXACT MAP!
Battle of Salamis Continued (3) NOT EXACT MAP!
Battle of Salamis Continued (4) NOT EXACT MAP!
Battle of Salamis Continued (5) NOT EXACT MAP!
Are they still being made? <ul><li>In the late 80’s and early 90’s  Frank Welsh and John Coates  reconstructed an ancient ...
Glossary <ul><li>Bireme=Warship with two layers of rowers. </li></ul><ul><li>Trireme=Warship with three layers of rowers. ...
Pictures <ul><li>Diagram of types of warships courtesy of:  http://www.mlahanas.de/Greeks/Ships/Ships.htm </li></ul><ul><l...
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  1. 1. Ancient Greek Ships By John Madalengoitia
  2. 2. What were they? <ul><li>These ships were giant rowboats. </li></ul><ul><li>They had layers of rowers to power the ship. </li></ul><ul><li>According to how many rowers they had, the names of the ships changed. </li></ul><ul><li>For example, the Trireme had three layers of rowers. </li></ul><ul><li>The Bireme had two layers of rowers to power the ship. </li></ul>
  3. 4. What were they made of? <ul><li>The wood that was used for building a warship was imported from Thrace or Macedonia. </li></ul><ul><li>The wood used for the mast was pine wood. </li></ul>Sail Mast Soldiers Oars to steer Painted eye to scare enemy Metal ram Officers
  4. 5. Sails <ul><li>Sails were made of linen. </li></ul><ul><li>The sails were tied down when in battle because when the sails were up it decreased maneuverability. </li></ul>
  5. 6. What were their dimensions? <ul><li>Triremes were about 120 feet long and were very narrow </li></ul><ul><li>170 rowers powered the ancient Trireme and went 10Mph </li></ul><ul><li>Rowers pulled 14Ft long oars used to turn, move forward and backward and charge </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Ship 1 </li></ul>What were some tactics? Ship 1 Charges Ship 2 Ship 1 turns sharply Ship 1 snaps ship 2’s oars Ship 2
  7. 8. Battle of Salamis NOT EXACT MAP! Greek Warships (Small and nimble) Persian Warships (Large and not in charge)
  8. 9. Battle of Salamis Continued (2) NOT EXACT MAP!
  9. 10. Battle of Salamis Continued (3) NOT EXACT MAP!
  10. 11. Battle of Salamis Continued (4) NOT EXACT MAP!
  11. 12. Battle of Salamis Continued (5) NOT EXACT MAP!
  12. 13. Are they still being made? <ul><li>In the late 80’s and early 90’s Frank Welsh and John Coates reconstructed an ancient Greek trireme. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Glossary <ul><li>Bireme=Warship with two layers of rowers. </li></ul><ul><li>Trireme=Warship with three layers of rowers. </li></ul><ul><li>Mast=Tall wooden beam that the sail is attached to. </li></ul><ul><li>Salamis=Area in Greece, place that the battle of Salamis took place. </li></ul>
  14. 15. Pictures <ul><li>Diagram of types of warships courtesy of: http://www.mlahanas.de/Greeks/Ships/Ships.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Backround picture of Trireme (Model_of_a_greek_trireme.jpg)courtesy of Wiki-media commons: </li></ul><ul><li>http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Model_of_a_greek_trireme.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Drawings are drawn by me (John) </li></ul>

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