Science in the Ancient World

Book Details

Author  Russell M. Lawson
Publisher  ABC-CLIO
Publication Date   December 15, 2004
ISBN  1851095349
Pages  291

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The first A–Z resource to catalog the achievements and legacy of more than four millennia of scientific thought in the ancient world of the Mediterranean and the Near East, providing a complete overview of the physical, chemical, life, medical, and social sciences of the classical world.

• A complete bibliography of primary source documents, secondary source biographies, and critical analyses

• 50 illustrations including maps, portraits of the key scientific figures, and depictions of scientific instruments and phenomena

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