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Published by The Museum in Piraeus .
Written in English



  • Greece


  • Hellenic Maritime Museum.,
  • Navigation -- Greece -- History.,
  • Greece -- History, Naval.

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ContributionsHellenic Maritime Museum.
LC ClassificationsV13.G82 P574 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2594946M
LC Control Number85149225

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The history, purpose and scope of the Hellenic Maritime Museum.. Details of the museum's exhibits.. Information on the museum's library.. Information regarding membership to the museum.. Information on the museum's bylaws. The Hellenic Maritime Museum was founded in It is located at Freatida, near Zea Harbour, in Piraeus. The museum exhibits approximately items related to the maritime history of Greece from prehistoric times to the present day. The exhibits are displayed in chronological order. Quite close, in Zeas Marina, is the Hellenic Maritime Museum of Piraeus. It shows objects on the development of navigation and maritime trade and warfare from antiquity till modern times, with the 19th century fight for independence against the Ottoman Empire taking much room. In this description I focus on maritime development in antiquity. The first attempt to found a museum dedicated to Greece’s maritime history was in by Captain Gerasimos Zohios. But the project was not realised until influential Piraeus residents banded together with naval officers and lobbied the Greek government for an official archive of the country’s maritime achievements 82 years later.