crucible steel

Home/Tag: crucible steel
2 10, 2017

African clothing history – weaving, knitting, embroidery

By |2019-08-21T09:33:22-07:00October 2nd, 2017|Africa|0 Comments

African clothing history:  An Egyptian painting of Nubians (from modern Sudan), about 1300 BC Weaving comes to Africa By about 2500 BC, some people in Africa started to weave their cloth instead of pounding it, which makes more flexible, comfortable clothing. What is weaving? Earlier African clothing All our Africa articles People buy clothes instead of making [...]

14 09, 2017

Who were the Parthians? Iran – West Asian history

By |2019-09-05T05:39:23-07:00September 14th, 2017|West Asia|0 Comments

Grasslands of Central Asia - the steppe that the Parthians came from Parthians invade Iran Around 300 BC, some new people invaded West Asia from the north. These people were called the Parthians. Like the Scythians, and like the Persians when they first came to West Asia, the Parthians were nomadic people. They travelled around Central Asia [...]

8 09, 2017

What is steel? Ancient and medieval steel

By |2018-04-24T08:21:18-07:00September 8th, 2017|India, Science|2 Comments

Damascus steel sword from the 1200s AD Soon after 300 BC, with the rise of the Silk Road, people were all looking for new ideas for things they could sell. Thanks to Buddhist monks, there were big universities in Mauryan India, where people came from all over Asia to study and work, and they, or someone else in India, [...]

5 09, 2017

Roman army from the Republic to the fall of Rome

By |2019-03-22T08:39:21-07:00September 5th, 2017|Romans, War|0 Comments

Testudo formation on the Column of Trajan, Rome What did the Roman army do? The Roman army fought many wars over the long history of the Roman Empire. For hundreds of years they won pretty much all of their wars. In the early days of the Roman Republic, they beat the Etruscans. Then they beat [...]