Greek and Roman artillery

technical treatises by Eric William Marsden

Publisher: Clarendon P. in Oxford

Written in English
Published: Pages: 278 Downloads: 567
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  • Greece,
  • Rome
  • Subjects:

    • Catapult.,
    • Ballista.,
    • Greece -- Military antiquities.,
    • Rome -- Military antiquities.
    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] E. W. Marsden.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsU875 .M36 1971
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 278 p.
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5165193M
      ISBN 100198142692
      LC Control Number74595763

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Marsden, E. W. () Greek and Roman Artillery: Historical Development. Oxford. Mazzucchi, C. M. () ‘ Le καταγραϕαlς dello Strategicon di Maurizio e lo schieramento di battaglia dell’esercito romano nel VI/VII secolo ’, Aevum > Accessories > Books > Authentic Scale Land: Osprey-Publishing Greek and Roman Artillery BC-AD ospnvg Greek and Roman Artillery BC-AD Osprey Publishing # ospnvg $ PRE-ORDER. WISH LIST. Hat Roman Auxiliary Calvary Plastic Model Military Figure Set 1/72 Scale # Buy Greek and Roman Artillery: Historical Development (Oxford University Press academic monograph reprints) Reprinted edition by Marsden, E.W. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). The standard work on the development of ancient artillery and its place in ancient society is Eric W. Marsden, Greek and Roman Artillery: Historical Development (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ) and idem, Greek and Roman Artillery:Technical Treatises (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ).

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Each text and translation is followed by extensive notes which contain explanatory diagrams which 4/5(4). The Art of the Catapult: Build Greek Ballistae, Roman Onagers, English Trebuchets, and More Ancient Artillery by William Gurstelle and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at I have read the Greek and Roman Artillery by E.W.

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Greek and Roman Artillery BC–AD book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The catapult (katapeltikon) was invented under the /5(12). The catapult (katapeltikon) was invented under the patronage of Dionysius I, tyrant of Syracuse, in the 4th century bc.

At first only the arrow-firing variant was used, and it was not until the reign of Alexander the Great that stone-projecting catapults were introduced. The Romans adopted these weapons during the Punic Wars and further developed them, before introducing the new arrow.

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Author. Gurstelle, William. Pages in category "Ancient Greek artillery" The following 8 pages are in this category, out of 8 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

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ISBN. Title. The Ancient Artillery of Saalburg (Translated): Two Treatises on Greek and Roman Artillery. Author. Dean, William & Schramm, Erwin & Schneider, Rudolf. Publisher. Independently published. Publication Date. The Paperback of the Greek and Roman Artillery BC-AD by Duncan B Campbell, Brian Delf | at Barnes & Noble.

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Phillips : Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. Contents[show] Introduction This bibliography page focuses on literary sources dedicated to Greek and Roman artillery.

Whenever references such as Baatz 12 are made, the source should be listed here. NOTE: Some references point to the the Bibliography page of the Crossbow Building Wiki. While the sources on that page rarely describe Greek and Roman artillery per. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Greek and Roman artillery by Eric William Marsden; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Ballista, Catapult, Military antiquities; Places: Greece, Rome. Main information about ancient artillery comes from the five surviving Greek and Roman sources: two treatises by Heron of Alexandria, Belopoeika and Cheiroballistra, and from the books by Biton of Pergamon, Philo of Byzantium and Vitruvius Ancient artillery consisted of elasticity-driven devices for shooting projectiles (arrows, bolts, stones etc.) which evolved from the composite.

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Greek and Roman Military Writers: Selected Readings (Routledge Classical Translations) Brian Campbell. I've found this book very useful as a quick reference guide to Roman Military theory and sources.

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LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers3/5. Vitruvius, in his De Architectura book X, describes the construction and tuning of ballistae. Every century (group of men) in the Roman army had a ballista by the 1st century AD.

It was the command of the chief of the ballistae, under whom were the artillery experts, or doctores ballistarum and finally, the artillerymen, or ballistarii.

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