Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome

by Robert Snedden

Hardcover

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Overview

We rely on technology to make our lives easier, faster, and better. Our buildings, machinery, vehicles, clothes, metals, food, medicines, and weapons depend upon it. But many of the technologies we currently use have their origins in the distant past.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780817248765
Publisher: Raintree Publishers
Publication date: 01/28/1998
Series: Technology in the Time of Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 10.85(h) x 0.34(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

The Glory of Rome 6

Built to Last 8

The Comforts of Home 10

Arches and Domes 12

Aqueducts 14

Keeping Clean 16

Road-Building 18

Building Bridges 20

Traveling by Road 22

Traveling by Sea 24

Food and Farming 26

Daily Bread 28

Clothing and Textiles 30

Metals and Mining 32

Metalworking 34

Gold and Glass 36

Doctors and Medicine 38

Military Technology 40

Roman Time Line 42

Glossary 44

Further Reading & Web Sites 45

Index 46

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