Engineering in the Ancient World (New Bibliography)

J G Landels (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$38.34
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
October 27, 2000
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.44 X 0.75 X 8.4 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780520227828
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About the Author

J. G. Landels, now retired, was a Senior Lecturer in Classics at Reading University. His work, in collaboration with the Engineering Department, involved making working replicas of ancient machines and testing them in the field.

Reviews

"[Landels] has given a new dimension to our appreciation of Greek and Roman civilization. We are accustomed to appreciate what Greek and Roman artists, writers, and philosophers accomplished. We have not really understood what they achieved as engineers."--"Classical Outlook"