Tag Archives: Iron and Steel

Story About Alexander and Puru

Alexander the Great had conquered Punjab in ancient times.

There was an interesting conversationĀ  that took place between Alexander and Puru-a king in Punjab.

Alexander asked him to take something from him and he chose Steel in place of Gold or Silver.

This shows that ancient Indians had great usage of Steel.

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Inventions done by Ancient Chinese

The Ancient Chinese built a gigantic wall, called the Great Wall of China .

Other inventions done by Chinese are :

  • Crossbow
  • Trebuchet
  • Blast Furnace

The invention of blast furnace shows that they performed the metallurgy of iron and steel.

They were extremely skilled in warfare.

 

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