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Greek and Roman Artillery

Technical Treatises (Oxford University Press Academic Monograph Reprints)

E. W. Marsden

Five Greek and Latin treatises, with a facing English translation, which enable Marsden to trace mechanical progress in Greek and Roman artillery over five hundred years. Each text and translation is followed by extensive notes which contain explanatory diagrams which reconstruct the machines. Additional chapters discuss and reconstruct the 4th-cen...
Publish Date
1971
December 31
Goodreads rating
4
ISBN
9780198142690
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Aug 30, 2017
This is definitely the first book that has brought together my interest in ancient history, ancient languages and woodworking.      source