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5 09, 2017

Blown glass and the Silk Road

By |2019-02-20T20:51:54-07:00September 5th, 2017|West Asia|0 Comments

Who invented blown glass? A Roman man blowing glass Glass-makers and the Silk Road Increased trade on the Silk Road in the 200s BC forced traders to try to come up with new things to trade that other people would want. West Asia was already way ahead of China, India, Europe, and Africa in glass-making. So West Asian [...]

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 [...]

31 08, 2017

Roman pottery – Ancient Rome

By |2019-10-09T05:16:06-07:00August 31st, 2017|Art, Romans|0 Comments

Early Roman pottery: Campanian pottery from southern Italy Roman pottery used molds Roman pottery began with Etruscan-style pottery, but soon developed a tradition of its own. What was Etruscan pottery like? More Ancient Rome articles In general, potters in Italy tended to make their pots all one color. They didn't paint pictures on them the way potters [...]