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A spouse to technological know-how, know-how, and drugs in old Greece and Rome brings a clean point of view to the research of those disciplines within the old global, with 60 chapters analyzing those themes from various serious and technical perspectives. 

  • Brings a clean point of view to the examine of technology, know-how, and medication within the historic global, with 60 chapters studying those themes from various severe and technical perspectives
  • Begins assurance in six hundred BCE and comprises 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, ideas, and pursuits in old technology, expertise, and medication in the old, cultural, and philosophical contexts of Greek and Roman society
  • Organizes its content material in halves: the 1st makes a speciality of mathematical and average sciences; the second one makes a speciality of cultural purposes and interdisciplinary themes

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