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Greek and Roman technology

a sourcebook : annotated translations of Greek and Latin texts and documents

by John William Humphrey

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece,
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Technology -- Greece -- History -- Sources.,
    • Technology -- Rome -- History -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      StatementJohn W. Humphrey, John P. Oleson, and Andrew N. Sherwood.
      ContributionsOleson, John Peter., Sherwood, Andrew N. 1955-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsT16 .G74 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 623 p. ;
      Number of Pages623
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL662822M
      ISBN 100415061369, 0415061377
      LC Control Number97008327

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Book Description. In this new edition of Greek and Roman Technology, the authors translate and annotate key passages from ancient texts to provide a history and analysis of the origins and development of technology in the classical world.

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