Photograph: Werner Schmidt

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Row Over Old Rowing Boat

The other day, The Wall Street Journal published an article about some scholars' row over the oar-powered trireme. Read the article here.

If you are interested in how it was actually rowed, have a look at the following video clip:


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  2. This would be truly fantastic for all the rower/classicists over here. How can we try out for the Athenian Navy?

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