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Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez

quinquirreme
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It was also called penteres. It was a type of warship, using groups or orders of five remease. It was designed from the trireme. It was used by the Greeks in the Hellenistic period and then by the Romans. The word has Latin origin : quinqui ( five ) and remus ( oars ).

  




GARCÍA ALBERTO ENRIQUE

quinquirreme-old combat ship of the Carthaginian fleet, with five orders of oars-

  



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