By Georgia L. Irby

ISBN-10: 1118372670

ISBN-13: 9781118372678

A spouse to technology, know-how, and medication in historic Greece and Rome brings a clean standpoint to the learn of those disciplines within the historical international, with 60 chapters reading those issues from a number of serious and technical perspectives.

  • Brings a clean standpoint to the examine of technological know-how, expertise, and drugs within the historic global, with 60 chapters studying those themes from quite a few severe and technical perspectives
  • Begins insurance 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, innovations, and routine in historic technological know-how, expertise, 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 functions and interdisciplinary themes

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