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Antikythera Mechanism

Alexander Jones.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; History of Science and Technology. 3285 words.

The Antikythera Mechanism (National Archaeological Museum, Athens, inv. X 15087) was a Hellenistic gearwork device for displaying astronomical and chronological functions. Substantial but...

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Athenaeus (2) Mechanicus

Eric William Marsden.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature; History of Science and Technology; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 48 words.

Athenaeus (2) Mechanicus, author of an extant work on siege-engines (Περὶ μηχανημάτων; see artillery; siegecraft), perhaps to be dated in the 1st cent. bce or ce.

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baking, Roman ,

Jared T. Benton.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Economic History; History of Science and Technology; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 3382 words.

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bronze

Frederick Norman Pryce and Michael Vickers.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; History of Science and Technology. 440 words.

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Cetius Faventinus, Marcus

Leofranc Holford-Strevens.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 72 words.

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Gargilius Martialis, Quintus , early to mid-3rd cent. ce

M. Stephen Spurr.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 244 words.

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glass, Roman ,

H.E.M. Cool.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 9268 words.

Glass came of age during the Roman period. Within the ancient world it had been used from the mid-second millennium bce onwards, but only for jewellery and luxury items like small perfume...

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honey

Robert Sallares.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; History of Science and Technology. 298 words.

Honey (μέλι; mel), the chief sweetener known to the ancients, who understood apiculture (Arist.Hist. an. 623b5–627b22; Verg. G. bk. 4) and appreciated the different honey-producing qualities of...

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lead

Oliver Davies and David William John Gill.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; History of Science and Technology. 358 words.

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lighthouses

Nicholas Purcell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology; History of Science and Technology. 212 words.

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