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People of the Middle Ages did not know how to make concrete.

The ancient Romans had concrete, but the secret of how to make it may have been lost. So there was a time from the middle of the fifth century for about 1300 years when no concrete structures were built. Even if the secret had been recorded, the fact that no one was using it meant it was lost for all practical purposes.

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