London: Routledge, 1998.
Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #12631
Reference Library labels/stamp/markings, corner bump, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; "In this volume, authors translate and annotate key passages from ancient authors to provide a history and an analysis of the origins and development of technology. Among the topics covered are energy, basic mechanical devices, hydraulic engineering, household industry, transport and trade, and military technology. The sourcebook presents 150 ancient authors and a diverse range of literary genres ..."; Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World; Ex-Library; xxiv, 623 pages.