## Ancient Computing: From Counting to CalendarsAncient Technology provides a fascinating look at a particular area of technology as it developed in ancient times, from the first humans to the fall of the Western Roman Empire in A.D. 476. Each chapter covers a different ancient civilization, beginning with Stone Age cultures and progressing chronologically through others, such as the ancient Middle East, Egypt, China, Mesoamerica, Greece, Rome, and India. Every book includes a world map and timeline to show the location and timespan of each culture. Supports the national curriculum standards Culture; Time, Continuity, and Change; People, Places, and Environments; Science Technology and Society; and Global Connections as outlined by the National Council for the Social Studies. |

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### Contents

Introduction | 6 |

Chapter 1 The Stone | 13 |

Chapter 1 Ancient Middle East | 21 |

Chapter 4 Ancient India and China | 45 |

Chapter 5 Ancient Americas | 57 |

Chapter 6 Ancient Greece | 65 |

Chapter 7 Ancient Rome | 81 |

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