By Georgia L. Irby
A spouse to technological know-how, know-how, and drugs in old Greece and Rome brings a clean viewpoint to the learn of those disciplines within the historical international, with 60 chapters studying those issues from numerous severe and technical views. Brings a clean standpoint to the research of technological know-how, expertise, and medication within the historical international, with 60 chapters reading those subject matters from quite a few serious and technical views starts insurance in six hundred BCE and comprises sections at the later Roman Empire and past, that includes dialogue of the transmission and reception of those rules into the Renaissance Investigates key disciplines, strategies, and activities in old technological know-how, know-how, and drugs in the old, cultural, and philosophical contexts of Greek and Roman society Organizes its content material in halves: the 1st makes a speciality of mathematical and average sciences the second one makes a speciality of cultural functions and interdisciplinary subject matters.
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