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By Georgia L. Irby

A spouse to technological know-how, know-how, and medication in historic Greece and Rome brings a clean point of view to the research of those disciplines within the historic international, with 60 chapters studying those themes from a number of severe and technical perspectives.

  • Brings a clean point of view to the examine of technological know-how, expertise, and medication within the historical international, with 60 chapters analyzing those subject matters from various 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 rules into the Renaissance
  • Investigates key disciplines, options, and pursuits in historic technological know-how, know-how, and drugs in the ancient, 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 makes a speciality of cultural purposes and interdisciplinary themes

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