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4 09, 2017

Roman science – What did ancient Romans invent?

By |2019-05-23T07:11:06-07:00September 4th, 2017|Romans, Science|4 Comments

Roman mold-blown glass (100s AD) West Asian/African science under Roman rule What we call Roman science is a mixture of two different things. The first is the discoveries and inventions made by scientists working in parts of West Asia and Africa that the Romans had conquered. Earlier West Asian science Science in ancient [...]

22 07, 2017

Indian sailing: ships of ancient India

By |2019-09-16T05:10:50-07:00July 22nd, 2017|India, Science|0 Comments

Indian sailing: an Indus River boat from the Bronze Age (ca. 2500 BC) The first boats in India The first people to come to India from Africa, about 50,000 BC, may have come in boats, following schools of fish along the coasts around the Arabian Peninsula. Mehrgahr and the Stone Age Early ships and sailing Early Indian economy [...]