Surveying Instruments of Greece and Rome

Surveying Instruments of Greece and Rome

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This book contains translations of all the ancient texts on surveying, including major sources hitherto untapped. It sets out to reconstruct the instruments and to explain how they were used. A level of technical sophistication emerges which must count as one of the greatest achievements of the ancient world.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
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1 online resource (xx, 389 pages) : illustrations


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