Handbook of Ancient Water Technology

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3. GEOGRAPHICAL INDEX
Aachen, wooden pipes 62 (Fig. 13)
Abu Mena, bath 263, 287; bucket chain and saqiya 263, 270
Abusir, copper pipeline 611
Accad, see Akkad
Acrocorinth, subterranean fountain house 420–1 (Fig. 5)
Aegean world 188, 396, 631; climate 205–6; drought farming 211; gardens and orchards 655; hydrology 228; irrigation 212, 655; precipitation 205, 211; terracing 185, 187; water technology 615–6, 622
Aegina 641
Afghanistan, qanats 621
Africa 30, 325
Agay (Dramont D shipwreck), force pumps 279–81 (Figs. 24–5), 297
Ager Falernus, land reclamation 310
Ager Gabinus, ditches 314
Ager Veientanus, cuniculi 307
Agrileza, ore washing 137–8
Agyia, fountain 433
Ahwaz, dam 335 (Fig. 1); irrigation system 196
Aix-en-Provence, aqueduct 27; weir 27
Akkad 541–2
Akmonia, siphon 43
Akragas, drain network 165
Akraiphia, dyke 305
Alaca Hüyük, drain channels and terracotta pipes 612
Alalah, baths, latrines and urban drains 613
Alatri, siphon 84
Alba Fucens, lack of under-street drainage 169–70 (Fig. 9)
Alban Hills, drainage 306; water situation 15–6 (Fig. 1)
Alban Lake, outlet tunnel 70, 306, 630
Alcanadre, siphon 84
Alcantarilla, dam 334–7 (Figs. 1–2)
Alexandria 235–6, 289–91, 396, 462, 552, 554 n. 16, 631–4, 637, 639, 641, 644–5; automata 642; canals
646; dry dock 234, 326–7, 639; fountains 439; Library 632; Museum 256, 272, 290, 344–5, 351–2, 354, 632–3; saqiya
(painting) 234, 241, 269–70
(Fig. 18); saqiyas 271, 651; sewers 271; water clocks 363; water organ 643; wells 646
Algeria, drop-tower mills 376; irrigation techniques 215; qanats 35; streams 378
Aljustrel (Vipasca) (copper and silver mines) 294 n. 124, 571; baths 571; drain-channel 594
Almunecar, siphon 84
Alps (Italian) 578
Alpheus (river) 96
al-'Ubaid, soakaways 153
Ambryssos-Phlygonia, river 573
Amiternum, aqueduct 581 n. 22
Ammon, precipitation 208
Amnisos, irrigated garden 205
Amphissa, unlawful appropriation of water 595 n. 97
Ampurias, cisterns 22–3 (Fig. 1), 29; wells 22, 29
Anagni, nymphaeum 457
Anatolia, see Asia Minor
Andania, water legislation 557 n. 3, 559 n. 10, 564 n. 29, 567 n. 42; wells 567 n. 43
Angitia, siphon 84
Aniene plain 314
Anio (river) 27, 84 n. 21, 95
Anio valley, aqueducts 90
Annecy, public water clock 368
Antioch in Pisidia, siphon 43
Antioch on the Meander, aqueduct 646; siphon 43
Antioch(ia) on the Orontes 631; aqueducts 587 n. 53, 648, 660 n. 16; aqueduct bridge 70, 73 n. 8; canal 406; drain cleaning 170 n. 56; fulleries 406; pipeline 109 n. 20; public water clock 368; unlawful appropriation of water 595 n. 97
Aosta 578

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Introduction ix
  • I. Water-Supply 1
  • I.1 - Geological Background, Climate, Water Resources 3
  • I.2 - Collection of Water 21
  • I.3 - Wells 29
  • I.4 - Qanats 35
  • I.5 - Aqueducts 39
  • I.6 Engineering Works 67
  • I.7 Purity of Water 95
  • Ii. Urban Use 101
  • Ii.1 - Urban Water Transport and Distribution 103
  • Ii.2 - Industrial Uses of Water* 127
  • Ii.3 - Drainage and Sanitation* 151
  • Iii. Irrigation and Rural Drainage 181
  • Iii.1 - Irrigation 183
  • Iii.2 - Water-Lifting 217
  • Iii.3 - Land Drainage 303
  • Iv. Larger Hydraulic Infringements on Nature 319
  • Iv.1 - Canals 321
  • Iv.2 - Reservoirs and Dams 331
  • V. Water-Power 341
  • V.1 - Theoretical Hydraulics, Automata, and Water Clocks 343
  • V.2 - The Water-Mill 371
  • V.3 - Industrial Applications of Water-Power 401
  • Vi. Water as an Aesthetic and Recreational Element 411
  • Vi.1 - Fountains and Nymphaea 413
  • Vi.2 - Water Landscaping 453
  • Vi.3 - The Water Management of Greek and Roman Baths 467
  • Vii. Water Legislation in the Ancient World (C. 2200 B.C.–c. A.D. 500) 537
  • Vii.1 - Mesopotamia, the Hittites and the Arabian Peninsula 539
  • Vii.2 - Egypt 551
  • Vii.3 - The Greek World 557
  • Vii.4 - The Roman World 575
  • Viii. Historical Context. the Socio-Economic Background and Effects 605
  • Viii.1 - The Neolithic and Bronze Ages 607
  • Viii.2 - The Iron Age, and the Archaic and Classical Periods 617
  • Viii.3 - The Hellenistic Period 631
  • Viii.4 - The Roman Empire 649
  • References 661
  • Indices 703
  • 2. Index of Personal Names 713
  • 3. Geographical Index 718
  • 4. Subject Index 735
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