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Trees and timber in the ancient Mediterranean world

Russell Meiggs

Trees and timber in the ancient Mediterranean world

by Russell Meiggs

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mediterranean Region
    • Subjects:
    • Lumber trade -- Mediterranean Region -- History,
    • Forests and forestry -- Mediterranean Region -- History,
    • Timber -- Mediterranean Region -- History,
    • Trees -- Mediterranean Region -- History,
    • Wood -- Mediterranean Region -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRussell Meiggs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9765.M47 M44 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 553 p., 10 p. of plates :
      Number of Pages553
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3782305M
      ISBN 100198148402
      LC Control Number81022471

      The nature of the evidence --Indigenous trees and shrubs of the Mediterranean forest, park forest and maquis --Indigenous trees and shrubs of the semi-arid and arid zones --The ancient arboreal landscape of the Sinai desert --Exploitation of cultivated fruit tree timber --Import of foreign timber during antiquity --Ancient wooden artefacts. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available The Mediterranean World in Ancient Times. Eva Matthews Sanford. Ronald Press Company, - Civilization, Ancient - pages. 0 Reviews.

      Pages in category "Trees of Mediterranean climate" The following pages are in this category, out of total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). Reuse of materials in ancient Egypt is neither a new nor novel concept. The ancient Egyptians reused a variety of materials and certainly any resource that had spiritual, ideological, or economic value that was available to them. Yet, reuse of certain raw materials has not been thoroughly examined, notably timber.

        Trees and Timber in the Ancient Mediterranean World ((Oxford )) 53 M. Lombard, Arsenaux et bois de marine dans la Méditerranée musulmane (VII e –XI e siècles), in M. Mollat (Ed.), La navire et l»économie maritime du Moyen-Age au XVII e siècle principalement en Méditerranée, (Paris ), 53, , and Idem., Une carte du bois la.   [Popular] Books Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest: Timber Press Field Guide (A Timber. Florestan Alois4. PDF Download Trees and Timber in the Ancient Mediterranean World (Oxford Reprints) Read Online. Aphawwesvo. Read Books Harvesting Urban Timber: A Guide to Making Better Use of Urban Trees (Woodworker's. Boris.


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Trees and timber in the ancient Mediterranean world by Russell Meiggs Download PDF EPUB FB2

For the study of trees and timber the most important Greek writer is Theophrastus ( B.C.), Aristotle's heir as head of the Athenian Lyceum and the "father of botany." The principal Latin writer on ancient trees and timber is Pliny the Elder (A.D. ).Cited by: This is the first comprehensive study of timber supply and demand in the Near East and the world of ancient Greece and Rome.

Drawing from a wide range of literary, epigraphic, and archaeological sources, Meiggs traces changing patterns in their historical setting, and examines the timber requirements of fleets and armies, building, agriculture, and sculpture and furniture/5(4).

Description This is the first comprehensive study of timber supply and demand in the Near East and the world of ancient Greece and Rome/5(4). Trees and timber in the ancient Mediterranean world — First published in Subjects History, Wood, Forests and forestry, Timber, Lumber trade, TreesPages:   Trees and timber in the ancient Mediterranean world by Russell Meiggs; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History, Wood, Forests and forestry, Timber, Lumber trade, Trees; Places: Mediterranean Region.

Book: Trees and timber in the ancient Mediterranean world. + pp. ref.8 pp. of Abstract: A comprehensive study of timber supply and demand, using literary, epigraphic and archaelogical sources from Greece, Rome, Egypt, Assyria, Lebanon and Mesopotamia.

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In essence, farmers’ concerns were the same as they are in modern times: how to use their resources most economically to provide for home needs and create a surplus for sale.

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Russell Meiggs, Trees and Timber in the Ancient Mediterranean World. Oxford: Clarendon Press, (). xviii +16 pls, 17 text figs (incl. maps, plans). ISBN - Volume 77. DJ is faded. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; pages; This is the first comprehensive study of timber supply and demand in the Near East and the world of ancient Greece and Rome.

Drawing from a wide range of literary, epigraphic, and archaeological sources, Meiggs traces changing patterns in their historical setting, and examines the timber requirements of fleets and armies, building, agriculture, and.

The Mediterranean World In Ancient Times by Eva Matthews Sanford and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Long out of print, and now priced not to move, Meiggs' "Trees and Timber" is virtually the only book about deforestation in the cradle of western history.

Thankfully, it is also a memorable read. Meiggs fingers a surprising villain: the nineteenth s: 1. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Introduction --The nature of the evidence --Mediterranean forests --The cedars of Lebanon --Bronze Age palaces and Homer --Forests and fleets --Timber for armies --Athenian timber supplies --The city of Rome's timber supplies --Farms, parks.

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Trees and timber in the ancient Mediterranean world. Oxford: Clarendon Press, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Russell Meiggs. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Meiggs, Russell.

Trees and timber in the ancient Mediterranean world. Oxford: Clarendon Press. affection for, timber and trees originated, and the long-term ambition to write a book about them in the ancient world. Retirement finally brought opportunity, and a book, which he hoped would take four years to write, has now triumphantly emerged after.Trees and timber in the ancient Mediterranean world ().

ed. A Selection of Greek historical inscriptions to the end of the fifth century B.C. (). A. Gallina Zevi, ed. 'Roman Ostia' revisited: archaeological and historical papers in memory of Russell Meiggs () References.Throughout "Trees and Timber in the Ancient Mediterranean World" Meiggs is able to draw-out fascinating evidence for the types and sizes of trees used in such varied structures as Solomon's Temple in Jerusalem, Assyrian palaces in northern Mesopotamia, Demetrius I's massive siege engine "Helepolis" employed against Rhodes, and Trajan's bridge across the Danube into Dacia.5/5.