Cutting-edge Technologies in Ancient Greece
Materials Science applied to trace ancient technologies in the Aegean world
Imprint: Oxbow Books
256 Pages, 216 x 279 mm, b/w and color
- May 2020
The technologies based on fire have been considered high-tech technologies and they have contributed to the evolution of man throughout history.
Papers highlight technical innovations of the technician/artist/pyrotechnologist that lived in the Aegean (mainland Greece and the islands) during the Bronze Age, the Classical and the Byzantine periods.
"The expert will no doubt find much of value including useful comparanda for other pre-modern societies. […] But even the educated lay person who approaches the material with great patience may also be rewarded with new perspectives on ongoing questions." ~Antiquity