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Aqueducts - some history, what they were made of, why they were constructed etc.
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hand-operated device for lifting water, invented in ancient times and still used in India, Egypt, and some other countries to irrigate land. Typically it consists of a long, tapering, nearly horizont...
The crossbow, looks like a cross between a bow and a rifle. Learn how it was invented and how it works.
This site has loads of information about the crossbow - pictures, advantages physics etc. Make sure you look at all the pages.
Introduction to a hands-on program in building and experimenting with models of siege engines (catapults and trebuchets).
A painful torture mostly used to extract confessions before moving to more painful torture methods.
Lots of information about the Waterwheel, including history, types and construction.
Just a little roman seige weapon that i have put together for a while. YouTube clip.
A battering ram was a siege weapon used in ancient times to break open fortification walls or doors.
The rack is commonly referred as the most painful medieval torture of them all.
The head crusher was a psychologically striking instrument that was mainly used to extract confessions.