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Aquam in altum exprimere

Les machines élévatrices d’eau dans l’Antiquité

In the ancient Roman world, where the plentiful supply of running water by the prestigious aqueducts was what mattered most, water-lifting devices remained largely unknown. Since the 19th century, however, a range of such devices, confirming the use of several different techniques, has been found in numerous sites. Moreover, as the number of such discoveries has increased in recent years, this has enabled the most up-to-date methods to be applied to these structures which, as wood elements...


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Editor's note

Actes de la journée d'études tenue à Bordeaux le 13 mars 2003.

  • Publisher : Ausonius Éditions
  • Series : Scripta Antiqua | 12
  • Place of publication : Pessac
  • Year of publication : 2005
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 08 avril 2019
  • EAN (Print version) : 9782910023577
  • Electronic EAN : 9782356132956
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.ausonius.10389
  • Number of pages : 169 p.

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