The Oxford Handbook of Engineering and Technology in the Classical World
Language: en
Pages: 865
Authors: John Peter Oleson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Oxford University Press
Nearly every aspect of daily life in the Mediterranean world and Europe during the florescence of the Greek and Roman cultures is relevant to engineering and technology. This text highlights the accomplishments of the ancient societies, the research problems, and stimulates further progress in the history of ancient technology.
The Oxford Handbook of Engineering and Technology in the Classical World
Language: en
Pages: 896
Authors: John Peter Oleson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-01-31 - Publisher: Oxford University Press
Nearly every aspect of daily life in the Mediterranean world and Europe during the florescence of the Greek and Roman cultures is relevant to the topics of engineering and technology. This volume highlights both the accomplishments of the ancient societies and the remaining research problems, and stimulates further progress in
The Oxford Handbook of Science and Medicine in the Classical World
Language: en
Pages: 1200
Authors: Paul Keyser, with John Scarborough
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-26 - Publisher: Oxford University Press
With a focus on science in the ancient societies of Greece and Rome, including glimpses into Egypt, Mesopotamia, India and China, The Oxford Handbook of Science and Medicine in the Classical World offers an in depth synthesis of science and medicine circa 650 BCE to 650 CE. The Handbook comprises
The Oxford Handbook of Warfare in the Classical World
Language: en
Pages: 832
Authors: Brian Campbell, Lawrence A. Tritle
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07 - Publisher: Oxford University Press
"Offers six exemplary case studies of Greeks and Romans at war, thoroughly illustrated with detailed battle maps and photographs"--Provided by publisher.
The Oxford Handbook of Animals in Classical Thought and Life
Language: en
Pages: 650
Authors: Gordon Lindsay Campbell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-28 - Publisher: OUP Oxford
The Oxford Handbook of Animals in Classical Thought and Life is the first comprehensive guide to animals in the ancient world, encompassing all aspects of the topic by featuring authoritative chapters on 33 topics by leading scholars in their fields. As well as an introduction to, and a survey of,
Wissensgeschichte der Architektur Band II
Language: de
Pages: 448
Authors: Jürgen Renn, Hermann Schlimme, Wilhelm Osthues
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-02 - Publisher: epubli
Wissensgeschichte der Architektur vom Alten Ägypten bis zum Antiken Rom.
The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Art and Architecture
Language: en
Pages: 710
Authors: Clemente Marconi
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Oxford Handbooks
This handbook explores key aspects of art and architecture in ancient Greece and Rome. Drawing on the perspectives of scholars of various generations, nationalities, and backgrounds, it discusses Greek and Roman ideas about art and architecture, as expressed in both texts and images, along with the production of art and
Ownership and Exploitation of Land and Natural Resources in the Roman World
Language: en
Pages: 440
Authors: Paul Erdkamp, Koenraad Verboven, Arjan Zuiderhoek
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-30 - Publisher: OUP Oxford
Explanation of the success and failure of the Roman economy is one of the most important problems in economic history. As an economic system capable of sustaining high production and consumption levels, it was unparalleled until the early modern period. This volume focuses on how the institutional structure of the
The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Roman Germany
Language: en
Pages: 640
Authors: Simon James, Stefan Krmnicek
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-19 - Publisher: Oxford University Press
Germania was one of the most important and complex zones of cultural interaction and conflict between Rome and neighbouring societies. A vast region, it became divided into urbanised provinces with elaborate military frontiers and the northern part of the continental 'Barbaricum'. Recent decades have seen a major effort by German
The Oxford Handbook of Later Medieval Archaeology in Britain
Language: en
Pages: 968
Authors: Christopher Gerrard, Alejandra Gutiérrez
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-11 - Publisher: Oxford University Press
The Middle Ages are all around us in Britain. The Tower of London and the castles of Scotland and Wales are mainstays of cultural tourism and an inspiring cross-section of later medieval finds can now be seen on display in museums across England, Scotland, and Wales. Medieval institutions from Parliament