Alexander Und Die Grossen Strome: Die Flussuberquerungen Im Lichte Altorientalischer Pioniertechniken (Schwimmschlauche, Keleks Und Pontonbrucken)

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English summary: Alexander the Great was well prepared for his campaign to the Middle East and Central Asia. In order to cross the great rivers of the Asian countries, he used indigenous engineering techniques that had proven to be effective for centuries: with the help of inflatable floats, which could also be used to make rafts (Kelek) and pontoon bridges, not only individuals, but also large troop formations could be transported from one river bank to the other. This brilliant home-grown technical aid was both versatile ...

Alexander Und Die Grossen Strome: Die Flussuberquerungen Im Lichte Altorientalischer Pioniertechniken (Schwimmschlauche, Keleks Und Pontonbrucken) 2013, Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden

ISBN-13: 9783447069274

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