2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog
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CLAS 445 - Ancient and Medieval Seafaring

3 Credit Hours
Survey of seafaring in the Mediterranean and northern Europe from its very beginning, c. 11,000 BCE, until the late Middle Ages. Discussion of shipwrecks, iconographic evidence, and texts. Emphasis on ship construction and the evidence it provides about seafaring, naval warfare, technology, the exploitation of natural resources, levels of labor, social differences in society, and changes in the economy.



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