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Quinquereme (3rd century BC)

Quinquereme (3rd century BC)

The warship having several rows of oars was the typical warship of the Hellenistic era.

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Quinquereme, sailing boat, battleship, trireme, sail, Hellenistic period, row of oars, naval tactics, watercraft, war, warfare, fleet, antiquity, Rome, history, marine, soldier, crew, Mediterranean Sea, close-range fighting, drawbridge, battle

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