Last updated: 31 October 2006 (Add Welsh, F.R.)

There is a number of books available on the topic of ancient ships, but these are just a few to act as a starting point.

Casson, L.
Ships and Seafaring in Ancient Times
British Museum Press, 1994
Coates, J.F.
The Trireme Sails Again
Scientific American, April 1989, pp68-75
Coates, J.F.
Tilley's and Morrison's Triremes - evidence and practicality
Antiquity, Vol 69, pp 159-162, 1995
Morrison, J.S. (Consultant Ed.)
The Age of the Galley - Mediterranean Vessels since Pre-Classical Times
Conway's History of Ships Series, 1995
Morrison, J.S. (with contributions from J.F. Coates)
Greek and Roman Oared Warships 399-30 BC
Oxbow Monograph No. 62 (1996)
Morrison, J.S., Coates, J.F. and Rankov, N.B.
The Athenian Trireme: The History and Reconstruction of an Ancient Greek Warship (2nd edition)
Cambridge University Press, 2000
Cambridge University Press catalogue
Google Books
BBC Magazine Review
Morrison, J.S., and J.F. Coates
The Athenian Trireme: The History and Reconstruction of an Ancient Greek Warship
Cambridge University Press, 1986
Morrison, J.S., and R.T. Williams
Greek Oared Ships, 900-322 B.C
Cambridge University Press, 1968
Peck, Rosemary
Athenian Naval Finance in the Classical Period:
The trierarchy, its place in Athenian society, and how much did a trieres cost?
University of Leicester, dissertation submitted March 2001
Shaw, T.
The Trireme Project: Operational Experience 1987-90, Lessons Learnt
Oxbow Monograph No 31 (1993)
Tilley, A.
Three men to a room - a completely different Trireme
Antiquity, Vol 66, No. 252, Sept 1992
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Welsh, F.R.
Building The Trireme
Constable, 1988