The founding of the Taganrog harbor: From idea to realization

Archival documents and blueprints provide the basis for this reconstruction of the building of the first Russian artifi cial harbor, the Taganrog port, a unique hydro-engineering project of the Petrine era. Unanticipated difficulties caused delays in 1697-1698, and the actual construction of the harbor commenced in 1699 under the direction of Mattia Millankovig (Matvei Simontov in Russian). Peter I participated in the design work. The episode offers new perspectives on the process of transmission


Recommended bibliographic description

, The founding of the Taganrog harbor: From idea to realization, Voprosy Istorii Estestvoznaniia i Tekhniki [Studies in History of Science and Technology], , p.  298-311

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