Article on Hero of Alexandria which includes photos of inventions. Hero of Alexandria was a Greek mathematician who invented the force pump, which was widely used in Rome.
Article on Vigiles which provides history, organization, duties, prefect of the Vigiles, etc. "The Vigiles.. were the firefighters and police of Ancient Rome".
This is a simple slide slow I made in recognition of the 10th anniversary of 9/11. I have no rights to any of the images shown - All credit goes to the original photographers, authors and artists. The intent of the video is to reflect both on the tragedy of that day as well as the rebuilding.......This quote by Confucius says it best - "Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in Rising every time we fall" May we never forget - God Bless the USA, United We Stand!! Dale G. Pekel