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The Encyclopedia of old usual Scientists is the 1st accomplished English language paintings to supply a survey of all historical typical technology, from its beginnings during the finish of past due Antiquity. A staff 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 distinct and highly formidable source that allows you to turn out necessary for someone looking the main points of the historical past of historical science.

Additional good points comprise a word list, Gazetteer, and Time-Line. The thesaurus explains many Greek (or Latin) phrases tricky to translate, when the Gazetteer describes the various locales from which scientists got here. The Time-Line indicates the swift upward thrust within the perform of technological know-how within the fifth century BCE and speedy decline after Hadrian, because of the centralization of Roman energy, with consequent lack of a context in which technology may perhaps flourish.

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In boiled wine, ibid. 278). , in Gale¯ n Antid. , in wine. 71) gives him an apparently Roman nomen, ΚΛΗΤΙΟΣ, which may represent GLITIVS: cf. 39, Schulze (1904/1966) 232, n. 3 (1918) 790–791 (#4). 1 (1893) 20 (#8), M. Wellmann. ) (330 – 25 BCE) Writer on mechanics resident in Alexandria, listed by P. Berol. 8. The name is otherwise unattested, but compare Abdimilkos (4th c. BCE) and Abdubalos (5th c. 1: if Semitic, the prefix Abd- corresponds to -doulos (Sala 1974: 1–3). Perhaps the name derives from Abde¯ ra, cf.

O’Meara, Pythagoras Revived: mathematics and philosophy in late antiquity (Oxford 1989). A. 1 (1993) 227–392 and 924–937. A. Panaino, “L’influsso greco nella letteratura e nella cultura medio-persiana,” Autori classici in Lingue del Vicino e Medio Oriente (Rome 2001) 29–45. W. E. Benseler, Wörterbuch der griechischen Eigennamen 2 vv. (Braunschweig 1884). M. R. , Women healers and physicians: climbing a long hill (Lexington KY 1997) 131–150. L. Pearson, Lost Histories of Alexander (New York 1960).

Etym. 8). Books 1–13 were transmitted as a unit and circulated widely from the 9th c. onward, eclipsing all similar works in the Latin Middle Ages. The Carmen de insitione was known to 15th c. readers, but Book 14 re-emerged only in the 20th c. : Robert H. F. Núñez (2003). J. Svennung, “De auctoribus Palladii,” Eranos 25 (1927) 123–178, 230–248; Idem, Untersuchungen zu Palladius (1935); PLRE 1 (1971) 23–24; F. Morgenstern, “Die Auswertung des opus agriculturae des Palladius . ,” Klio 71 (1989) 179–192; D.

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