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Building for Eternity: The History and Technology of Roman Concrete Engineering in the Sea
The Oxford Handbook of Engineering and Technology in the Classical World
- J. Oleson
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… Expand
Gears from the Greeks: The Antikythera Mechanism-A Calendar Computer from Ca. 80 B. C.
The ROMACONS Project: a Contribution to the Historical and Engineering Analysis of Hydraulic Concrete in Roman Maritime Structures
Since all long‐distance trade in the Roman world travelled by water, Roman harbour design and construction have special importance. Harbour excavation must be supplemented by analysis of the… Expand
The discovery of ancient history in the deep sea using advanced deep submergence technology
Abstract The Skerki Bank Project was the first interdisciplinary effort to determine the importance of the deep sea to the field of archaeology. Over a nine year period from 1988 to 1997, its various… Expand
The Petra Siq: Nabataean Hydrology Uncovered. Isabelle Ruben, Ueli Bellwald, Ma'an al-Huneidi, Adnan Salihi, Daniel Keller, Rajah Naser, and Dawud al-Eisawi.
- J. Oleson
- 1 September 2009
Ancient sounding-weights: a contribution to the history of Mediterranean navigation
- J. Oleson
- Journal of Roman Archaeology
Chemical, mineralogical and petrographic characterization of Roman ancient hydraulic concretes cores from Santa Liberata, Italy, and CaesareaPalestinae, Israel
Periodico di Mineralogia (2011), 80, 2, 317-338 - DOI:10.2451/2011 PM0023 Chemical, mineralogical and petrographic characterization of Roman ancient hydraulic concretes cores from Santa Liberata,… Expand
A COMPARISON OF THE CHEMICAL AND ENGINEERING CHARACTERISTICS OF ANCIENT ROMAN HYDRAULIC CONCRETE WITH A MODERN REPRODUCTION OF VITRUVIAN HYDRAULIC CONCRETE
The authors have completed structural and compositional analysis of Roman hydraulic concrete using large cores taken from a variety of maritime structures. In 2005 an 8 m 3 block of hydraulic,… Expand