Athens: Aeolos Editions, 1998. Soft cover. 8vo. Near Fine. Item #003811
Soft cover, 126 p.p. Illustrated in B&W. Bumping to corners and spine foot. The ancient Greeks had made a remarkable advancement in the field of Engineering and Technology. Their achievements, from 3000 BC until 1100 AD, leave us speechless and confirm that the modern technology does not owe its existence only to the industrial revolution. The author, after much research, presents their most important inventions in architecture, ship building, metallurgy, the construction of statues, presents simple mechanisms, and even the engineers of the Hellenistic era, besieging and martial machines, several hydraulic achievements, and others.