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October 6, 2022, 11:45 am UTC    
April 11, 2022 02:34PM
Holger Isenberg Wrote:
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> I'm not saying that Romans used reed
> boats. Their standard galley used in the
> Mediterranean Sea was most likely not well suited
> for the Atlantic as it was too long, but they
> certainly could built a shorter boat which would
> be even better than a reed float.

Yes.

But how does this answer Byrd's question:

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So 20 people in strange clothes with no ability to talk your language end up in a city state that's at war with other city states. And two of the travelers just happen to be a brick maker (who is on a ship as a passenger obviously and not useful crew) and an architect (ditto)

How do two prisoners with no way to communicate manage to live several hundred years (until 500 AD) so that they can convince the ruler of a city state to use a rare construction technique to build structures that are NOT like Roman structures -- and to make bricks by cutting slabs of clay (which was not like the technique used for Roman/Mediterranean bricks)?

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