The Ancient Engineers
Doubleday, 1963 - 408 páginas
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Roof tiles were substituted for wooden shingles . The roof , now upheld by rows of columns running clear around the building , extended out in all directions . Temples grew larger and larger . The Didymeion near Miletos covered an area ...
Under the other , the wheels comprised eight tapered or conical wooden rollers similarly journaled . The purpose of these turntables is not known , but they may have been statue bases . These wheels are not quite true ball and roller ...
In the village houses from which these wooden arches evolved , the shapes were attained by means of semicircular hoops of bamboo , thatched with reeds . In temples and palaces , the same shapes were used . But here the hoops became ...
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One The Coming of the Engineers
Two The Egyptian Engineers
Three The Mesopotamian Engineers
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