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From Quarry to Temple—Building in Stone

Lecture no. 3 from the course: Understanding Greek and Roman Technology

From Quarry to Temple—Building in Stone

Taught by Professor Stephen Ressler | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Gain a deeper appreciation for the ancient world’s most important construction material by following a block of stone from a quarry to its final resting place in the wall of a Greek temple. Learn how stone blocks were extracted from solid bedrock, moved many miles, and then fitted together without mortar.

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a********m
April 25, 2017

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m********m
April 8, 2017
Great small scale examples

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k********m
February 12, 2017
I'm learning a lot of stuff in this course. Very entertaning.

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