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Shipsheds


  • Here are entered works on ancient buildings used for storage of oared warships that have sloping ramps for hauling the ships.
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    • Neosoikoi
    • Ship sheds
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    • found: Work cat: Shipsheds of the ancient Mediterranean, 2013:CIP t.p. (Shipsheds) galley (term was coined in 1847 as a translation of the word 'Schiffshauser' used by H.N. Ulrichs in 1843; precise in its description of buildings used for the storage of warships in antiquity)
    • found: Age of the galley, 1995:p. 227, etc. (a special type of covered slipway or 'shipshed' developed in the sixth and fifth centuries BC) glossary (shipshed: building incorporating a slipway on which oared warships were normally hauled up when not at sea)
    • found: Brill's New Pauly(under Harbors, docks: in the ship-sheds (neosoikoi, navalia) of the ancient naval ports, warships were moored between engagements)
    • found: Bryn Mawr classical review (via BMCR blog), 2013.02.39:(Shipsheds ("neosoikoi", literally "houses for ships") are complex buildings characterized by sloping ramps for hauling ships, with side passages and roofing systems supported by parallel colonnades)
    • found: Hesperia (via Internet), vol. 78, 2009:p. 353 (archaeologists exposed the remains of 10 low sloping slipways with columnar partitions that suggested a series of roofed sheds; the Zea shipsheds provided some of the earliest direct evidence for this important naval feature)
    • found: Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World website, Feb. 26, 2013(under Introduction to maritime archaeology/Week 12/Archaeology of ships of war in the ancient Mediterranean/Slide 20: ship sheds at Piraeus, the harbor of Athens)
    • found: Land of the fine triremes (via ProQuest), 2010:p. 74 (ship-sheds to house triremes; pairs of ship-sheds shared a single pitched roof, which was supported by rows of unfluted columns)
    • found: NAVIS II project website, Mar. 4, 2013(under Harbours/Harbour components: Shipshed; ship shed; Schiffsh√§user; Schiffshaeuser)
    • notfound: A&AT, Feb. 26, 2013;Princeton encycl. classical sites
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on ancient buildings used for storage of oared warships that have sloping ramps for hauling the ships.
  • Change Notes

    • 2013-02-26: new
    • 2013-06-12: revised
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