|Caption||Athenian Navy. Convinced by Themistocles that their future lay in supremacy at sea, the Athenians built a formidable fleet of triremes - war galleys with three tiers of oars. Inset: The precise positioning of the oars and oarsmen in a trireme is uncertain. The arrangement depicted here is the most likely. Original artwork for Look and Learn (issue yet to be identified). Lent for scanning by The Gallery of Illustration.|
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|Keywords||Athenian Navy triremes ancient Greek ancient Greece sailors navy boats galleys oars boat building tar Greeks Themistocles sea sea supremacy|
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