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Irby, Georgia L.

A Companion to Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome, (Two Volumes)

Irby, Georgia L. - A Companion to Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome, (Two Volumes), ebook

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A Companion to Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome brings a fresh perspective to the study of these disciplines in the ancient world, with 60 chapters examining these topics from a variety of critical and technical perspectives.

  • Available in a two-volume print version or in an online edition
  • Begins coverage in 600 BCE and includes sections on the later Roman Empire and beyond, featuring discussion of the transmission and reception of these ideas into the Renaissance
  • Investigates key disciplines, concepts, and movements in ancient science, technology, and medicine within the historical, cultural, and philosophical contexts of Greek and Roman society
  • Organizes its content in two halves: the first focuses on mathematical and natural sciences; the second focuses on cultural applications and interdisciplinary themes

Keywords: STEM, STM, Roman Empire, Thales, Aristotle, Plato, Cosmogony, ancient science, hydrostatistics, pneumatics, harmonics, ancient music, classical geology, alchemy, embryology, ancient botany, ancient zoology, epidemiology, physiognomics, ancient food, olive oil, siegeworks, military technology, war technology, ancient navigation, renaissance, Ancient & Classical Studies

Editor
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World
Page amount
1120 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118373040
Printed ISBN
9781118372678

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