Naval battle between the Romans and Carthaginians, 260 BC. ~ the bridge has two huge spikes on the end that is dropped onto the enemy ship. The spikes were shaped like a birds beaks. The bridge with the spikes was called a 'Corvus' or crow.
Ablijan, in addition to an extremely strong army, sports an excellent navy, mainly because of the twin princes, Gemini and Aries. Both princes took a keen interest in sailing and studied other navies, specifically the Skandians the Skandians, and helped design the Ablijan warships.