By Georgia L. Irby
A spouse to technology, know-how, and drugs in old Greece and Rome brings a clean standpoint to the learn of those disciplines within the historical global, with 60 chapters interpreting those themes from various serious and technical perspectives.
- Brings a clean viewpoint to the learn of technology, expertise, and drugs within the old international, with 60 chapters analyzing those themes from various severe 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, innovations, and events in historic technology, know-how, and medication 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 typical sciences; the second one specializes in cultural purposes and interdisciplinary themes
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