The History of Tourism in Ancient Greece and Rome.

Tourism in Ancient Greece and Rome: Historic Evolution of Tourism Ancient Greece Map      Ancient Rome Map This is the first part of an investigation of the History of Tourism. The second part, Tourism in the Middle Ages can be read here Tourism is a series of trips made for pleasure or for commercial, professional or similar reasons, during which the absence of habitual residence is only temporary. Modern tourism was born in the XIX century, as a consequence …

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History of Medieval Treadwheel Cranes in Germany

Five Medieval Treadwheel Cranes in Germany Today The History of Medieval Treadwheel Cranes in Germany: The treadwheel cranes were used by architects and engineers from the times of the Romans. Probably some stopped being used only at the beginning of the 20th century. This is a detail of those that still exist. Some are original and have a thousand years of antiquity. A few others were rebuilt. These are the five medieval treadmill cranes existing today in Germany. All are worth …

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How Many People will Travel the World?

How many People Travel the World?:  2020     2019      2018      2021 2021: United States Government Approves Cruise Trips In March 2021, the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), which represents 95% of companies with ocean cruises, issued a statement. According to CLIA, between March and September 2020 these companies had global losses of 77,000 million, 23,000 million dollars in salaries and 518,000 jobs. In Miami-Dade County alone, cruise activity produces about $ 7 billion a year and …

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Roman Empire: Roads Calculator by Orbis

Is there a Roman Empire Roads Calculator? Yes. Stanford University has a calculator of sea and land routes, which existed in the Roman Empire. ( ORBIS) . The calculator has land routes, maritime coast and offshore, used during the Empire. You can calculate the distance and the estimated time according to the season of the year. Also the cost of the transfer in denarii. Below are the examples Roman Empire: Roads Calculator Start of the application. With the marine and terrestrial …

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Evolution of a Crane and Hoist in Ancient Rome

Evolution of a Roman Crane and Hoist in Ancient Rome Crane and Hoist in Ancient Rome Ancient Roman Crane and Hoist: The Roman Empire invested a lot of time, effort and money developing new cranes for the construction of their buildings, bridges and especially aqueducts. They took the Greek’s crane as a model and improved it.   Roman Crane and Hoist in Ancient Rome Ancient Cranes How to build a. Roman Aqueduct?  Roman aqueducts were underground for most of their length, so …

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