The Resource Understanding Greek and Roman technology: : from catapult to the Pantheon, Professor Stephen Ressler ; the Teaching Company, (electronic resource)

Understanding Greek and Roman technology: : from catapult to the Pantheon, Professor Stephen Ressler ; the Teaching Company, (electronic resource)

Label
Understanding Greek and Roman technology: : from catapult to the Pantheon
Title
Understanding Greek and Roman technology:
Title remainder
from catapult to the Pantheon
Statement of responsibility
Professor Stephen Ressler ; the Teaching Company
Title variation
From catapult to the Pantheon
Creator
Contributor
Instructor
Language
eng
Summary
Ancient Greece and Rome were home to some of the most creative engineers who ever lived. Modern research is shedding new light on these renowned wonders-impressive buildings, infrastructure systems, and machines that were profoundly important in their own day and have had a lasting impact on the development of civilization. See what the Greeks and Romans achieved and learn how they did it
Member of
Cataloging source
Midwest
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ressler, Stephen J
Dewey number
609.38
Intended audience
Rated TVPG
PerformerNote
Presenter, Stephen Ressler, United States Military Academy at West Point
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
hoopla digital
Runtime
720
Series statement
Great courses: Science & mathematics
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Understanding Greek and Roman technology: : from catapult to the Pantheon, Professor Stephen Ressler ; the Teaching Company, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Episode 24
  • The Modern Legacy of Ancient Technology
  • Episode 1
  • Technology in the Classical World
  • Episode 2
  • The Substance of Technology-Materials
  • Episode 3
  • From Quarry to Temple-Building in Stone
  • Episode 4
  • Stone Masonry Perfected-The Greek Temple
  • Episode 19
  • Episode 5
  • From Temple to Basilica-Timber Roof Systems
  • Episode 6
  • Construction Revolution-Arches and Concrete
  • Episode 7
  • Construction in Transition-The Colosseum
  • Episode 8
  • The Genesis of a New Imperial Architecture
  • Episode 9
  • The Most Celebrated Edifice-The Pantheon
  • Milling Grain with Water Power
  • Episode 10
  • Cities by Design-The Rise of Urban Planning
  • Episode 11
  • Connecting the Empire-Roads and Bridges
  • Episode 12
  • From Source to City-Water Supply Systems
  • Episode 13
  • Engineering a Roman Aqueduct
  • Episode 14
  • Go with the Flow-Urban Water Distribution
  • Episode 20
  • Episode 15
  • Paradigm and Paragon-Imperial Roman Baths
  • Episode 16
  • Harnessing Animal Power-Land Transportation
  • Episode 17
  • Leveraging Human Power-Construction Cranes
  • Episode 18
  • Lifting Water with Human Power
  • Episode 23
  • Reconstructing the Greek Trireme
  • Machines at War-Siege Towers and Rams
  • Episode 21
  • Machines at War-Evolution of the Catapult
  • Episode 22
  • Machines at Sea-Ancient Ships
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (24 video files (ca. 720 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11524496
Publisher number
MWT11524496
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (MWT)MWT11524496
  • 770684
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Understanding Greek and Roman technology: : from catapult to the Pantheon, Professor Stephen Ressler ; the Teaching Company, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Episode 24
  • The Modern Legacy of Ancient Technology
  • Episode 1
  • Technology in the Classical World
  • Episode 2
  • The Substance of Technology-Materials
  • Episode 3
  • From Quarry to Temple-Building in Stone
  • Episode 4
  • Stone Masonry Perfected-The Greek Temple
  • Episode 19
  • Episode 5
  • From Temple to Basilica-Timber Roof Systems
  • Episode 6
  • Construction Revolution-Arches and Concrete
  • Episode 7
  • Construction in Transition-The Colosseum
  • Episode 8
  • The Genesis of a New Imperial Architecture
  • Episode 9
  • The Most Celebrated Edifice-The Pantheon
  • Milling Grain with Water Power
  • Episode 10
  • Cities by Design-The Rise of Urban Planning
  • Episode 11
  • Connecting the Empire-Roads and Bridges
  • Episode 12
  • From Source to City-Water Supply Systems
  • Episode 13
  • Engineering a Roman Aqueduct
  • Episode 14
  • Go with the Flow-Urban Water Distribution
  • Episode 20
  • Episode 15
  • Paradigm and Paragon-Imperial Roman Baths
  • Episode 16
  • Harnessing Animal Power-Land Transportation
  • Episode 17
  • Leveraging Human Power-Construction Cranes
  • Episode 18
  • Lifting Water with Human Power
  • Episode 23
  • Reconstructing the Greek Trireme
  • Machines at War-Siege Towers and Rams
  • Episode 21
  • Machines at War-Evolution of the Catapult
  • Episode 22
  • Machines at Sea-Ancient Ships
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (24 video files (ca. 720 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11524496
Publisher number
MWT11524496
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (MWT)MWT11524496
  • 770684
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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