The Ancient Engineers

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Barnes & Noble Publishing, 1990 - 408 pages
Describes methods used by early irrigators, architects, and military engineers to build and maintain structures to serve their ruler's wants.

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This was originally written in 1962, and is therefore is a little dated. Sprague de Camp has written a book all about the different civilisations and the technologies that that invented or acquired ... Read full review

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5609. The Ancient Engineers, by L. Sprague De Camp (read 21 Jan 2019) This book was first published in 1963 and hence its bibliography includes nothing after that date. It undertakes to tell of the ... Read full review

Contents

One The Coming of the Engineers
15
Two The Egyptian Engineers
28
Three The Mesopotamian Engineers
53
Four The Greek Engineers
86
Five The Hellenistic Engineers
114
Six The Early Roman Engineers
164
Seven The Later Roman Engineers
211
Eight The Oriental Engineers
260
Nine The European Engineers
313
Notes
373
Index
397
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