I enjoyed reading your summary on Ancient Oared Warships. It was very in depth and you provided a lot of specific details such as sizes of parts on ships or the amount of people the ships could hold. I find the progression of warships interesting. They went from the smaller more maneuverable ships to the larger ships. Then once Greek fire was introduced the smaller ships had the advantage again. I like how you talked about the engineering processes that the ships went through. Different designs of ships were tested, some wider, some sleeker. Then they started to build multi-deck ships, but realized that the ship couldn’t be too tall or it would be top-heavy. Now with today’s Warships, each ship usually serves its own purpose. Some ships are smaller and can move more quickly, and others are bigger with more firepower. It’s cool how in ancient times the warships roles worked in a similar way as they do now.
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