There was a little international trade but that was mainly of extremely valuable goods which could not be locally produced: 'quinquereme
of Nineveh ...
141-54; Derek Gagen, 'Puppets and Politics: Rafael Alberti' Dos farsas revolucionarias' Quinquereme
, 7 (1984), 54-73.
The Dog has a downer on daft names for new and make-over bars, and has set up a spoof pub design outfit which will give establishments names such as aspire, barramundi, bar dado, enculer, flange, gnu, hubris, impetigo, jodhpur, komodo-modo, the.laundry, mauve, narcissus, obloquy, quinquereme
, resume, sputum, underlay, varicosa, whelk, yarmulke or zabaglione.
The representation of a quinquereme
probably occurred in the coinage of Baalshillem II (56): its use by Phoenicians is otherwise attested in the Diodorus' account of the revolt of Tennes: "Sidon has more than 100 triremes and quinqueremes
." (57) The Aradian coinage bore also a war-galley on the reverse, as a permanent type; smaller denominations have only the prow.
Here's Leigh Fermor in Mani, watching a cruise ship pass offshore: The liner followed the same path as many a Phoenician galley and many a quinquereme
; heading northward in the invisible groove of Harald Hardraada's ships, sailing shield-hung and dragon-prowed from the Byzantine splendour of Mickelgaard for grey northern fjords.
"The Death of Lohenstein's Agrippina." Quinquereme
6 (1983): 28-38.
Scale is evoked with numbers and measurements: two hundred and forty quinquereme
prous: archers four cubits high(49) and five-cubit armoured statues; fifteen-foot torches; total height of a hundred and thirty cubits.
"Note on 8 or [infinite]." Quinquereme
6 (1983): 102-5.
[20.] See Christopher Flood, 'Constructing the meaning of conflict: the discourse of the French Right on the Spanish Civil War', Quinquereme
, xiii (1990/91), 29-45.
(45) For further discussion of the signifier-sensitive ethos, and the use of puns, see Stephen Hart, 'James Joyce and Cesar Vallejo: Excentricity and the Disinherited Mind', Quinquereme
, 9 (1986), 171-89.