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Technology in the Ancient World: Ancient Greece By Charlie Samuels

Technology in the Ancient World: Ancient Greece
by Charlie Samuels

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Discover the remarkable technological and scientific achievements of six major cultures of the ancient world.
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Technology in the Ancient World: Ancient Greece by Charlie Samuels

Explore the technological advances in Ancient Greece, from pivotal developments in mathematics and buildings such the Parthenon to thoughts which still underpin the modern world in philospophy and politics. The practical and theoretical combine for this treasure trove of facts about Ancient Greece.

From building techniques and making textiles to creating accurate calendars and understanding the human body. Six books that show how each civilisation gradually developed their knowledge and applied it, making advances that would dramatically and permanently change how people lived. Perfect for fulfilling history curriuclum teaching at Key Stage 2 or children aged 8-11.

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About Charlie Samuels

Charlie Samuels studied at the University of Oxford before beginning a career in publishing that has lasted over 20 years. He has written hundreds of articles and dozens of books for younger readers, particularly about historical, cultural and military subjects. He has also contributed to and edited many illustrated reference encyclopedias for the British and American markets. He lives in London, where his nephews and godchildren are happy to tell him how to be a better writer.

Table of Contents

  • 1: Introduction
  • 1: Technological background
  • 1: Agriculture
  • 1: Building
  • 1: Parthenon and Temples
  • 1: Sculpture
  • 1: Theatres
  • 1: Science adn Knowledge
  • 1: Archimedes
  • 1: Aristotle
  • 1: Pythagoras
  • 1: Transportation
  • 1: Warships
  • 1: Weapons and Warfare
  • 1: Astronomy
  • 1: Measuring Time
  • 1: Metals and Coins
  • 1: Medicine
  • 1: Pottery
  • 1: Glassmaking
  • 1: Timeline
  • 1: Glossary, Further Information & Index

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Technology in the Ancient World: Ancient Greece by Charlie Samuels
Charlie Samuels
Technology in the Ancient World
Used - Very Good
Hachette Children's Group
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