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The Ancient Engineers

by L. Sprague De Camp

  • 58 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Engineering - General,
  • Mysticism,
  • Religion / Mysticism,
  • Metaphysics,
  • Philosophy,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9606046M
    ISBN 100345482875
    ISBN 109780345482877
    OCLC/WorldCa458326012

    The Ancient Engineers - L. Sprague De Camp Ebook torrent free downloads, Shared by:sweet Written by L. Sprague De Camp Format(s): EPUB PDF Language: English Release date: January 3, From the dawn of history to the rise of the scientific method in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, invention and technology advanced with painful slowness. OF ALL the feats of ancient engineering, Roman aqueducts are among the most remarkable. “With such an array of indispensable structures carrying so many waters, compare, if you will, the idle Pyramids or the useless, though famous, works of the Greeks!” wrote Sextus Julius Frontinus (35–c. C.E.), Roman governor and water commissioner.

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In The Ancient Engineers, L. Sprague de Camp delves into the heart of the mystery. He introduces us to the master builders who had the vision, the power, and Cited by: This book made for great bedtime The Ancient Engineers book short, engagingly written accounts of ancient engineers, the cultures they lived in, and the mostly civil works of engineering they created.

Bearing in mind when this book was written, a modern reader will find much to sigh about, but after all the Man-with-a-capital-M in the intro, will also find many more admirable aspects of de Camp's often humorous perspective on /5.

This book describes the inventions and designs of ancient engineers who are the The Ancient Engineers book of the present. The period ranges mainly from B.C.

to A.D. with several exceptions. Many of the oldest inventions are documented by archaeological finds, often very little known, mainly from Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae and reveal a surprising modernity in their conception.

This book describes the inventions and designs of ancient engineers who are the precursors of the present. The period ranges mainly from B.C. to A.D. with several exceptions. Many of the oldest inventions are documented by archaeological finds, Author: Cesare Rossi. In his classic book, J.

Landels describes the technological advances of the Greeks and Romans with erudition and enthusiasm. He provides an important introduction to engineering, writing about pow Over the past two centuries archeologists and anthropologists have ignored. About the Author. DK was founded in London in and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children.

DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, /5(86). Description of the book "Ancient Engineers": From the dawn of history to the rise of the scientific method in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, invention. L.

Sprague de Camp’s “ The Ancient Engineers” gives us a look at innovations made throughout known history, providing a wealth of information that is somewhat lacking in organization, on each area of the ancient world as it was known in the ’s.

THE ANCIENT ENGINEERS - Books by L. Sprague de Camp Historical Fiction "Mr. de Camp has the trick of being able to show technology engaging in feats as full of derring-do as those of Hannibal's army.

History as it should be told."--Isaac Asimov, The New York Times Book Review. The ancient engineers. [L Sprague De Camp] -- Describes methods used by early irrigators, architects, and military engineers to build and maintain structures to serve their ruler's wants.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: De Camp, L. Sprague (Lyon Sprague), Ancient engineers. Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, The Ancient Engineers, by L. Sprague De Camp (read 21 Jan ) This book was first published in and hence its bibliography includes nothing after that date.

It undertakes to tell of the 3/5(8). The Ancient Engineers. The Pyramids of Giza, the Parthenon of Greece, the Great Wall of China, the Colosseum of Rome Today, we stand in awe before these wonders of the ancient world. They hold our history and the deepest secrets of our past in their hidden recesses.3/5(6).

The ancient engineers by L. Sprague De Camp; 14 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Engineering, History. The ancient engineers Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.

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The author provides an outline of history for the engineeringprofession. He explains how the first engineers were irrigators,architects and inventors of simple by: Ancient Engineers. I first read this book in college back in the '70s.

I gave me an appreciation of the fact that Necessity is the mother of Invention. I remember thinking that the author focused too much on military advancements in engineering and innovation. Now, at the end of a life-long career as a combat engineer, I realize that nowhere 5/5(2).

The Ancient Engineers by L Sprague de Camp,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). One wouldn't have thought the history of engineering could produce so ascinating a record, but the indefatigable Sprague de Camp has done just that. Studded with the off-hand gossipy glitter of a sophisticated scholar (Aristotle had a lisp; the pyramids were not built by hordes of slaves, etc.), and quoting all the ancients from the most obscure poets to Herodotus or Plutarch, the book proves.

Ancient Engineers' Inventions: Precursors of the Present (History of Mechanism and Machine Science series) by Cesare Rossi. We live in an age in which one can easily think that our generation has invented and discovered almost everything; but the truth is quite the opposite.

The concept of engineering has existed since ancient times as humans devised fundamental inventions such as the pulley, lever, and of these inventions is consistent with the modern definition of engineering, exploiting basic mechanical principles to develop useful tools and objects.

The term engineering itself has a much more recent etymology, deriving from the word engineer, which.Unexplained Mysteries: Ancient Aliens Or Lost Technology?: The Missing Tech Behind The World’s Greatest Structures (UFOs, ETs, and Ancient Engineers Book 1) eBook: Redfern, Robert Jean: : Kindle Store/5(41).This book describes the inventions and designs of ancient engineers who are the precursors of the present.

The period ranges mainly from B.C. to A.D. with several exceptions. Many of the oldest inventions are documented by archaeological finds, often very little known, mainly from Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae and reveal a.