Re: spinning wheels (was:Re: [sig] Isabelle's article )
> > I'm trying to find out if there is some reason for spinning wheelsRomans had the technology for paper clips too, but just never thought of
> > being developed so late in period. Unless my information about how
> > they work is all wrong, it seems to me that spinning wheels could
> > have been invented several hundred years before they were; they don't
> > use any process or invention that wasn't known to the Romans, do
> > they?