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By Georgia L. Irby

A significant other to technology, expertise, and medication in old Greece and Rome brings a clean viewpoint to the learn of those disciplines within the historical international, with 60 chapters interpreting those issues from numerous serious and technical perspectives.

  • Brings a clean standpoint to the learn of technology, know-how, and drugs within the historic global, with 60 chapters interpreting those themes from numerous 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 routine in old technology, know-how, and medication in the ancient, cultural, and philosophical contexts of Greek and Roman society
  • Organizes its content material in halves: the 1st specializes in mathematical and normal sciences; the second one specializes in cultural functions and interdisciplinary themes

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