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What is a pontoon bridge? History of science

By |2017-09-08T09:08:30+00:00September 8th, 2017|Science, West Asia|

A pontoon bridge from the Column of Marcus Aurelius, in Rome A pontoon bridge is a temporary bridge that you make by lining up a lot of boats crossways across the river, and then putting wooden planks over the boats to make a bridge. You can see one in the picture. It's a fast way [...]

Sui Dynasty architecture – Medieval China

By |2018-04-18T09:53:26+00:00June 5th, 2017|Architecture, China|

Anji Bridge, China (600s AD) Under the Sui Dynasty, in the 600s AD, people in China built this beautiful bridge. The bridge shows the ideas of symmetry and balance that were important in Taoism. T'ang architecture More Chinese Architecture Ancient China home Bibliography and further reading about ancient Chinese architecture: T'ang Dynasty History [...]