A Companion to Science Technology and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome 2 Volume Set

A Companion to Science  Technology  and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome  2 Volume Set
Author : Georgia L. Irby
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages : 1096
Release : 2019-12-05
ISBN 10 : 9781119100706
ISBN 13 : 1119100704
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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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