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Technology in the ancient world.

Henry W. M. Hodges

Technology in the ancient world.

With drawings by Judith Newcomer.

by Henry W. M. Hodges

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Published by A. Lane, Penguin Press in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 243-244.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 260 p. illus., maps. ;
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19168676M

    The Oxford Handbook of Engineering and Technology in the Classical World highlights both the accomplishments of the ancient societies and remaining research problems, and stimulates further progress in the history of ancient technology. The subject matter of the book is the technological framework of the Greek and Roman cultures from ca. bc through ca. ad . A sumptuously illustrated reference book featuring decorative patterns taken from the buildings, mosaics and jewellery of Ancient Rome. #Rome #pattern #art #history #culture #homework #school #usborne #children #book.

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      Today’s inventions are aided by technology, but the inventors of the ancient world made great inroads without the help of machines, computers, and the latest research. In many cases, the basic principles of our modern inventions lie with these ancient discoveries. This incredible book provides a snapshot of the often surprising technologies developed by various ancient civilizations. Engaging illustrations, detailed timelines, and fascinating information bring back to life the ancient civilizations of Greece, .


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