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Metals and Metallurgy

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
1,126 words

Since prehistoric times, humankind has mined, concentrated, smelted, and refined metallic ores to produce votives, coins, plowshares, armor, weapons (spearheads,

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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
41 words

Science and technology concerned with metals. Metallurgy includes the study of: methods of extraction of metals from their ores; physical

metallurgy

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Jonathan C. Edmondson

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
1,293 words
Metallurgy covers all processes involving native metal or metallic ores after mining (concentration, smelting, refining) up to the production of artefacts. Understanding these depends less ... More
metals and metallurgy

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
643 words

The most important metals of the MA were *iron, *copper and its alloys, *tin, pewter (an alloy of

Metallurgy

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Paul T. Craddock and Dorothy Hosler

The Oxford Companion To Archaeology (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Archaeology
Length:
3,446 words

Metallurgy in the Old World Metallurgy in the Americas

Metals, Metallurgy

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
677 words

By its geography, the West did not possess the same mineral resources as the Roman Empire. Though much richer in

Metallurgy

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
Length:
1,111 words
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The two most important metals for weapon production throughout much of the medieval period were iron and copper, although those

Metallurgy

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Alice-Mary Talbot and Alexander Kazhdan

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
328 words

the extraction of metals from their ores, normally at sites near mines. The metal was then formed into ingots (...

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