A Companion to Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome

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Georgia L. Irby
John Wiley & Sons, 19 янв. 2016 г. - Всего страниц: 1120

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.

  • Brings a fresh perspective to the study of science, technology, and medicine in the ancient world, with 60 chapters examining these topics from a variety of critical and technical perspectives
  • 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

2 Volumes

 

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Introduction
1
PART I Physics and Cosmogony
11
PART II The Mathematical Sciences
77
PART III Earth Sciences
179
PART IV Life Sciences
263
PART V Healing and the Human Body
343
A Companion to Science Technology and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome
517
Contents
v
PART VII Technology of Human Life
633
PART VIII Travel
817
PART IX Telling Time
889
PART X Synthesis and Response
941
Appendix Major Scientific Technical and Medical Writers and Thinkers of Ancient Greece and Rome
1023
General Index
1029
Index of Authors Thinkers and Primary Sources
1049
Index of Toponyms
1061

Abbreviations
xi
List of Figures and Maps
xv
PART VI Food Sciences
517

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Georgia L. Irby is Associate Professor of Classical Studies at the College of William and Mary. Among her publications, she is the coeditor, with Paul T. Keyser, of the Encyclopedia of Ancient Natural Scientists: The Greek Tradition and its Many Heirs (2008) and Greek Science of the Hellenistic Era: A Sourcebook (2002).

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