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By Georgia L. Irby

A significant other to technological know-how, know-how, and medication in historic Greece and Rome brings a clean viewpoint to the learn of those disciplines within the old global, with 60 chapters studying those issues from quite a few serious and technical perspectives.

  • Brings a clean standpoint to the research of technology, know-how, and drugs within the historical international, with 60 chapters analyzing those themes from numerous severe and technical perspectives
  • Begins 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 principles into the Renaissance
  • Investigates key disciplines, thoughts, and hobbies in historic technology, know-how, and medication in the historic, cultural, and philosophical contexts of Greek and Roman society
  • Organizes its content material in halves: the 1st specializes in mathematical and traditional sciences; the second one makes a speciality of cultural functions and interdisciplinary themes

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