Greek and Roman Mechanical Water-Lifting Devices: The History of a Technology: Oleson, John Peter Greek and Roman Mechanical Water-Lifting Devices: The History of a Technology: Oleson, John Peter Greek and Roman Mechanical Water-Lifting Devices: The History of a Technology: Oleson, John Peter Greek and Roman Mechanical Water-Lifting Devices: The History of a Technology: Oleson, John Peter

Greek and Roman Mechanical Water-Lifting Devices: The History of a Technology

Oleson, John Peter

Editorial: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1984
Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: George Glazer Gallery (New York, NY, Estados Unidos de America)

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Scholarly technological history of Greek and Roman water-lifting devices with over 170 diagrams, illustrations, and photographs showing excavated structures and their mechanisms, along with designs. Although published around 30 years ago, this book remains a definitive treatment of the subject and is now quite rare and desirable. John Peter Oleson, the author, is an archaeologist, Classics scholar and expert on ancient technology, particularly related to maritime archaeology and water-supply systems. This book is one of nine he has written, the most recent being Greek and Roman Technology: A Sourcebook (London: Routledge, 1997), and several chapters of Handbook of Ancient Water Technology (Leiden: Brill, 1999). He has directed or participated in underwater excavations at a number of Roman harbor sites in Italy and Israel. He received his bachelor¿s and doctoral degrees from Harvard University and has been a professor in the Department of Greek and Roman Studies at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, since 1976. Oleson is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Condition: Interior contents generally very good with little to no wear. Covers very good with usual light wear to extremities and fading. No dust jacket, probably as issued. N° de ref. de la librería 100047

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Título: Greek and Roman Mechanical Water-Lifting ...

Editorial: University of Toronto Press, Toronto

Año de publicación: 1984

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Very Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No DJ

Edición: 1st Edition

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