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Wood
(2,502 words)

[German version]

A. General points

In Antiquity, as in pre-industrial societies in general, wood was a universally worked material, used even as a substitute for metal and for expendable parts, and beside animal and human muscle power was also the most imp…

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Herz, Peter (Regensburg) and Neudecker, Richard (Rome), “Wood”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 03 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e516350>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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