The Galley, Coins, and the Alphabet
Lecture no. 4 from the course: Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World
Taught by Professor W. Bernard Carlson | 26 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
In addition to creating material abundance, technology, whether it’s an oxcart or a telecommunications network, facilitates interaction between people. Explore the role of trade in early societies and how ships, coins, and the alphabet shaped the civilizations of the ancient Mediterranean.