Energy and Machinery
Sources of Energy
◦ More energy and strength than humans.
◦ More precise, intelligent.
◦ Less common due to the lack of year-round rivers in the Mediterranean.
◦ Depicted by Hero's Windmill.
◦ Not really used until medieval era, no real implementation before 10th century.
• Heat (Fuels)
◦ Brushwood, dried animal dung
◦ Heating houses, firing pottery, etc
◦ Knew about and used coal, but not very often
▪ Not great coal in mediterranean