The Trireme Trust - Glossary
- Leather sleeve for keeping seawater from entering through
the thalamian oarports.
- Keleustes (pl. Keleustai)
- The bo'sun who controls the oarcrew
- English term from Greek thalamios, the name for
the oarsmen in the lowest file of the trieres
- Thole, tholepin
- The pin of wood forming, with the oarloop, the
fulcrum of the oar.
- English term from Greek thranites, the name for
the oarsmen in the uppermost file of the trieres
- The captain of a trieres
- English term from Greek zygios, the name for the
oarsmen in the (vertically) middle file of the trieres
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