The technology of ancient Rome
|Format:||Print Book 2006|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
Many of Rome's advances in technology were due to the mighty Roman army. Engineers for the army built roads, bridges, and aqueducts. Doctors kept the troops healthy with medicine, and generals planned battles and sieges. Readers will learn how few civilizations before or since have influenced the known world as did the Roman Empire. Supports history-social science content standards mandating student understanding of the origins and influence of agricultural, technological, and commercial developments in key ancient civilizations. Broadens student understanding of the relationship among science, technology, and society by highlighting how major scientific and mathematical discoveries and technological innovations have affected societies throughout history.
ContentsRoman technology conquers the world
The technology of agriculture and trade mills
- The technology of transportation
The technology of warfare
The army's organization
Forts and sieges
The technology of construction
Roman building innovations
The technology of communication and calculation
The technology of medicine
|Series||Technology of the ancient world.|
-- Juvenile literature.
Rome -- Civilization -- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| New York :Rosen Central Pub.,2006
48 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 28 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|ISBN||140420556X (library binding)