Nautica Mediterranea


The Nautica Mediterranea is a book by Bartolomeo Crescenzio Romano, printed in Rome in 1607 by Bartolomeo Bonfadino. 

It is a treatise whose first chapter is dedicated to the construction of galleys and contains a clear description of the methods in use to pre-design the frames that were to be pre-erected over the keel, showing the narrowing and rising of the bottom marked on the turn of the bilge, in the Mediterranean tradition.


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Crescenzio Romano, Bartolomeo, Nautica Mediterranea, Roma: Bartolomeo Bonfadino, 1607.

Rieth, Eric, Le Maître-gabarit, la Tablette et le Trebuchet, Paris: Editions du CTHS, 1996.



Citation Information:

Filipe Castro
2002, Ship Treatisis and Books, World Wide Web, URL, http://nautarch.tamu.edu/shiplab/, Nautical Archaeology Program, Texas A&M University