PERSPECTIVES ON ROMAN TECHNOLOGY

@article{Greene1990PERSPECTIVESOR,
  title={PERSPECTIVES ON ROMAN TECHNOLOGY},
  author={Kevin D. Greene},
  journal={Oxford Journal of Archaeology},
  year={1990},
  volume={9},
  pages={209-219}
}
Summary. This paper considers the very different views on Roman technology expressed by K.D. White, O. Wikander and J.P. Oleson. The concept of Roman technology is explored in the light of recent archaeological research into boats, vehicles, water-lifting devices and water-mills. It is argued that the application of appropriate, evolving, and occasionally innovative technology can be detected in several spheres of civil and military engineering, such as water-supply and architecture. However… Expand
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