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  •  An earlier people, the Phoenicians... (5+ / 0-)

    ...(and their offspring, the Carthaginians) built the best ships of their era. These were bigger than the longships of the Vikings and were made with several major design differences. A key one was the fact that instead of overlapping planks, the Phoenicians butted them held them against each other with mortise and tenon.

    Don't tell me what you believe, show me what you do and I will tell you what you believe.

    by Meteor Blades on Sat Apr 26, 2014 at 10:08:51 AM PDT

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