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To: GeronL

Clear glass used to be placed in ancient Syria (Aram), but it really came into its own during the Roman Empire. Sez here on the wiki-wacky that Roman glassmaking was centered on Trier, in Germany. Anyway, regardless, if you’re ever near this, go to it:

http://www.cmog.org/dynamic.aspx?id=1674


13 posted on 12/26/2010 9:21:21 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: SunkenCiv

thanks


14 posted on 12/26/2010 9:26:00 PM PST by GeronL (#7 top poster at CC, friend to all, nicest guy ever, +96/-14, ignored by 1 sockpuppet.. oh & BANNED)
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To: SunkenCiv; GeronL
Clear glass used to be placed in ancient Syria (Aram), but it really came into its own during the Roman Empire.

Does the Italian surname Vetro mean "glassmaker"?

17 posted on 12/26/2010 9:29:07 PM PST by thecodont
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