A Companion to Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient by Georgia L. Irby

By Georgia L. Irby

A spouse to technological know-how, expertise, and medication in historical Greece and Rome brings a clean viewpoint to the examine of those disciplines within the old global, with 60 chapters reading those issues from numerous severe and technical perspectives.

  • Brings a clean viewpoint to the learn of technological know-how, know-how, and medication within the historic international, with 60 chapters studying those subject matters from numerous 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 principles into the Renaissance
  • Investigates key disciplines, suggestions, and activities in historical technology, expertise, and drugs in the historic, cultural, and philosophical contexts of Greek and Roman society
  • Organizes its content material in halves: the 1st specializes in mathematical and average sciences; the second one makes a speciality of cultural functions and interdisciplinary themes

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