New PDF release: A Companion to Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient

By Georgia L. Irby

A spouse to technology, expertise, and drugs in historic Greece and Rome brings a clean viewpoint to the research of those disciplines within the historical global, with 60 chapters studying those issues from various severe and technical perspectives.

  • Brings a clean point of view to the research of technology, know-how, and drugs within the historical international, with 60 chapters interpreting those subject matters from numerous serious and technical perspectives
  • Begins assurance in six hundred BCE and contains sections at the later Roman Empire and past, that includes dialogue of the transmission and reception of those principles into the Renaissance
  • Investigates key disciplines, options, and routine in historical technology, know-how, and drugs in the historic, cultural, and philosophical contexts of Greek and Roman society
  • Organizes its content material in halves: the 1st makes a speciality of mathematical and traditional sciences; the second one specializes in cultural purposes and interdisciplinary themes

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