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  1. Lembus

    The lemb, lembus or lembos (Ancient Greek: λέμβος, lembos; Latin: lembus) was an ancient wide term covering a range of small ships, which were used for different purposes, both civilian and military.It was small and light, with a low freeboard. It was a fast and maneuverable warship, capable of carrying 50 men in addition to the rowers. It was the galley used by Illyrian pirates. Illyrians used them at Medion under Agron, and at Elis, Messene, Phoenice, Issa, Epidamnus, Apollonia, Corcyra and Paxus under Teuta. Philip V of Macedon used lembi during the First Macedonian War.The lemb was more common among the Illyrians of the southern Adriatic, while in the northern Adriatic the more common ship was the liburna which originated from the Liburnians. The lemb appears in several Illyrian coins of the southern Adriatic communities, which were politically connected with the Illyrian kingdom, like the Labeatae, the Daorsi, and the cities of Scodra and Lissus.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. lembus

    A light undecked vessel, used by ancient pirates.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lembus in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lembus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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