Encyclopedia of Ancient Natural Scientists: The Greek

The Encyclopedia of old average Scientists is the 1st complete English language paintings to supply a survey of all old usual technology, from its beginnings throughout the finish of overdue Antiquity. A workforce of over a hundred of the world’s specialists within the box have compiled this Encyclopedia, together with entries which aren't pointed out in the other reference paintings – leading to a different and highly formidable source so that it will turn out necessary for someone looking the main points of the historical past of historical science.

Additional positive aspects comprise a thesaurus, Gazetteer, and Time-Line. The word list explains many Greek (or Latin) phrases tough to translate, while the Gazetteer describes the various locales from which scientists got here. The Time-Line exhibits the quick upward thrust within the perform of technological know-how within the fifth century BCE and quick decline after Hadrian, as a result centralization of Roman strength, with consequent lack of a context in which technological know-how may perhaps flourish.

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Health or disease depends on the quantity of these flows. Cf. H ’ Loc. hom. 276 Littré); Gland. 564 Littré); Morb. sacr. 366 Littré). 1 (1903) 1–2 (#12), M. 3 (1918) 13, H. Gossen; H. Grensemann, Die hippokratische Schrift “Über die heilige Krankheit” (1968) 30–31; BNP 1 (2002) 6, V. Nutton. Daniela Manetti Abaskantos of Lugdunum (10 BCE – 80 CE) A approves his remedy for phthisis, composed of birthwort, saffron, euphorbia (cf. ); he again cites Abaskantos for a colic remedy, involving Indian nard, myrrh, opium, pepper, etc.

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