A brief account of Roman machines is presented by looking at the historical development of a technical culture and its practice, with a specific focus on the main available sources. A few examples of designer personalities and machine designs are discussed with the aim to illustrate the specific professional approach that made the Roman Engineering very successful from the practical point of view.

A Brief Account on Roman Machines and Cultural Frames

CECCARELLI, Marco;DE PAOLIS, Paolo
2009

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A brief account of Roman machines is presented by looking at the historical development of a technical culture and its practice, with a specific focus on the main available sources. A few examples of designer personalities and machine designs are discussed with the aim to illustrate the specific professional approach that made the Roman Engineering very successful from the practical point of view.
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