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A spectacular puppet version of The Tempest, based largely on Davenant and Dryden's adaptation, performed ‘at the Patagonian Theatre on Exeter-'Change’ in 1780. The play multiplies ...

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Aaron Beek and Alkiviadis Ginalis

The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

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2018

...Analysis of the Punta Scifo A Shipwreck at Croton, Italy (diss. Texas A and M University, 2008). G. F. Bass and F. H. van Doornick Jr , ‘A Fourth-Century Shipwreck at Yassi Ada’, AJA 75 (2011), 27–37. G. F. Bass and F. H. van Doornick Jr , eds., Yassi Ada: A Seventh- Century Byzantine Shipwreck (1982). D. N. Carlson , J. Leidwanger , and S. M. Kampbell , eds., Maritime Studies in the Wake of the Byzantine Shipwreck at Yassiada (2015). Y. Kahanov and J. G. Royal , ‘The 1995 INA/CMS Tantura A Byzantine Shipwreck Excavation—Hull Construction...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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2007
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History, Military History
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1,681 words

... “Shipwreck” has been defined as the wreck or destruction of a ship, or the ruins of a destroyed ship (in Low German and Dutch , Wrak ; in Icelandic, Reki , a thing drifted ashore). The definition of a shipwreck as an archaeological or cultural resource in maritime archaeology developed during the twentieth century, as salvage and diving operations located vessels containing valuable artifacts. Maritime archaeology has been and is still focused on shipwrecks as the most commonly treated source material. Extensive archaeological investigation and...

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Mensun Bound

The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea (2 ed.)

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2007
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History, Social sciences
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2,463 words

... is a word with several connotations but here it means vessels that are of particular interest to those working in marine archaeology . Many shipwrecks within the Exclusive Economic Zone of coastal states are now protected sites, particularly the ones within territorial waters , and efforts are being made to give a measure of protection to shipwrecks outside these zones. In the USA such sites are protected by the Abandoned Shipwreck Act ( 1987 ); in the UK all diving on shipwrecks is governed by the legal definition of wreck . Most governments...

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The Oxford Companion to Australian History

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
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767 words

...interest. The growth of scuba diving has led to greater access to wreck sites. Damage to wreck remains and souveniring by treasure hunters have led the Commonwealth and state governments to introduce Historic Shipwrecks legislation, which protects shipwrecks as part of our cultural heritage. Australia has become the international leader in shipwreck protection and preservation. Leonie...

shipwrecks, ancient

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

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2007
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Classical studies, History
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88 words

..., ancient Over 1,000 ancient shipwreck sites are known from the Mediterranean. Archaic wrecks tend to produce rare items, but more mundane, ‘commercial’ cargoes come to dominate the Aegean and then the rest of the Mediterranean from the 4th cent. bc onwards. Wrecks from the 1st cent. bc and 1st cent. ad are commonest, and reported sites are densest in the western Mediterranean, esp. along the French coast, where they reflect above all the export of Italian wine to Gaul during the late republic. See ships ; trade ; wine...

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A. J. Parker

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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2012
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Classical studies, History
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432 words

..., ancient Over 1,000 ancient shipwreck sites are known from the Mediterranean, and many more no doubt remain to be found. The earliest vessel found is, however, an Egyptian river-boat, the ship of Cheops (mid-3rd millennium); this craft would probably not have been able to undertake seagoing voyages. Some elements of its relatively weak construction appear still to be incorporated in the earliest ship to be found in the open sea, the wreck of Ulu Burun ( Lycia , 14th cent. bc ); this was a floating treasury of metals, minerals, and exotic products....

Yassi Ada shipwrecks

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Jonatan Christiansen and Alkiviadis Ginalis

The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

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2018

... Yassi Ada wreck one of the most interesting and important excavated shipwrecks in the Mediterranean. The ship, which belonged to the Church, may have been providing military supplies for a fleet based at Samos during Heraclius ’ Persian War of 626 . Jonatan Christiansen ; Alkiviadis Ginalis G. Bass and F. H. Doorninck Jr. , ‘A Fourth-Century Byzantine Shipwreck’, AJA 75/1 (1971), 27–37. G. Bass and F. H. Doorninck, Jr. , Yassi Ada, A Seventh Century Byzantine Shipwreck (Nautical Archaeology Series 1, 1982), vol. 1, I, 6–31, VII,...

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Is a word with several connotations but here it means vessels that are of particular interest to those working in marine archaeology. Many shipwrecks within the Exclusive Economic Zone of coastal ...
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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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2002

... n. 1 the destruction of a ship at sea by sinking or breaking up, for example in a storm or after running aground. 2 a ship so destroyed: the detritus of a forgotten shipwreck. v. ( be shipwrecked ) (of a person or ship) suffer a shipwreck: he was shipwrecked off the coast of Sardinia and nearly...

Shipwreck, The

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Michael Dobson

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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2015

..., The , a spectacular puppet version of The Tempest , based largely on Davenant and Dryden ’s adaptation, performed ‘at the Patagonian Theatre on Exeter-’Change’ in 1780 . The play multiplies Prospero’s problems by introducing ‘several witches’ as his enemies (missing links between Sycorax and Macbeth ’s Weird Sisters), but retains its customary happy ending. Michael...

Shipwreck Accounts

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Military History
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...from the ancient world to the modern. Shipwreck appears four times in the Odyssey of Homer (9th–8th century b.c.e. ), while Saint Paul’s shipwreck on Malta is recounted in the Bible (Acts 27: 1–44; 2 Corinthians 11, 25). Recent experiences are recorded in works such as Sebastian Junger’s The Perfect Storm ( 1997 ). The spectacle of shipwreck and death by drowning brought together poignant drama and profound expression of religious beliefs, as well as tales of adventure and survival. Published shipwreck accounts provide a scenario of events from...

Shipwrecked Sailor

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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Current Version:
2005

... Sailor . The Story of the Ship-wrecked Sailor is one of the most mysterious and inspiring of all Egyptian texts, as the many publications and variety of interpretations confirm. Source of Attestation Date The Shipwrecked Sailor is sourced in a single papyrus from the Middle Kingdom, the Papyrus Petersburg 1115 . The period has now been widely established as most probably the twelfth dynasty. Less consensus exists with regard to the completeness of the papyrus and/or the account. While some scholars support the existence of an original, longer...

Antikythera shipwreck

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Classical studies
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751 words

...shipwreck . Source of a group of Roman and Greek works of art, in particular a group of Greek bronze sculptures and statuettes. In 1900 sponge-divers discovered the remains of an ancient shipwreck in the sea off the Greek island of Antikythera. In one of the first operations of this kind, they salvaged some its cargo. A new investigation of the wreck site took place in 1976 and succeeded in recovering many further objects, as well as (still unpublished) remains of the hull. All the finds are now in the National Archaeological Museum in Athens ....

Mahdia shipwreck

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Classical studies
Length:
435 words

...shipwreck . Source of a group of late 2nd-century bc Greek works of art. In 1907 an ancient shipwreck was located by sponge-divers in the waters off Mahdia on the east coast of Tunisia . The subsequent careful exploration of the ship and the lifting of its extensive cargo, carried out between 1908 and 1913, was the first operation of its kind in the Mediterranean. The principal cargo consisted of 60 marble columns, together with Ionic and Corinthian capitals, but also on board was a whole range of sculpture in both bronze and marble. The bronzes...

wounded, sick, and shipwrecked

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Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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2009
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Law, International Law
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553 words

...sick, and shipwrecked Two of the Geneva Red Cross Conventions of 12 August 1949 make provision for this group: Convention (I) for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field ( 75 U.N.T.S. 31 ) and Convention (II) for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded, Sick, and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea ( 75 U.N.T.S. 85 ). Provision is made in Chap. I of Convention I for members of the armed forces and assimilated persons (the definition here parallels that in Convention III on prisoners of war)...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

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2016

...shipwreck n ˈʃɪprak sp shipwracke 2 > wrack ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

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2016

...shipwrecked adj ˈʃɪprakt sp ship-wrackt 1 ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

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2016

...shipwrecking adj ˈʃɪprakɪn, -ɪŋ sp shipwracking 1 ...

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New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Language reference
Length:
113 words

... • beck , bedeck, check, cheque, Chiang Kai-shek, crosscheck, Czech, deck, dreck, exec, fleck, heck, hitech, keck, lek, neck, peck, Québec, rec, reck, sec, sneck, spec, speck, spot-check, tec, tech, Toulouse-Lautrec, trek, wreck • Hayek • Baalbek • pinchbeck • Steinbeck • Warbeck • Brubeck , Lübeck • Uzbek • Beiderbecke • hacek • soundcheck • Dubcek • foredeck • sundeck • afterdeck • quarterdeck • Dalek , Palekh • fartlek • Chichimec • Olmec • redneck • breakneck • V-neck • bottleneck • swan-neck • roughneck • rubberneck • halterneck •...

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Pocket Oxford Italian Dictionary: English-Italian (4 ed.)

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Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
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2 words

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