Publisher: Reader's Digest Association (June 1, 2011)
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The empires of the Persians, Greeks and Romans referred to as for sensible civilising units, and their cutting edge humans obliged. Pythagorus invented the abacus, which enormously aided the directors, who have been additionally helped during this interval by means of the looks of the pen and a model of shorthand. encouraged through the presses used for extracting grape juice and olive oil, Archimedes constructed a progressive water-lifting machine that turned often called Archimedes' Screw. the 1st aqueducts have been outfitted, crucial for irrigation and delivering the becoming towns with clean water. additionally during this interval the 1st compass was once made - from bronze - and the 1st hospitals have been devised.