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Astronomy, Weather, and Calendars in the Ancient World: Parapegmata and ...

Daryn Lehoux - History - 2007 - 566 pages
This 2007 book explains the popular instruments and texts (parapegmata) used in antiquity for astronomical weather prediction.
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Recent Themes in the Philosophy of Science: Scientific Realism and Commonsense

S. Clarke, T.D. Lyons - History - 2002 - 215 pages
Australia and New Zealand boast an active community of scholars working in the field of history, philosophy and social studies of science. Australasian Studies in History and ...
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String Theory and the Scientific Method

Richard Dawid - Science - 2013
String theory has played a highly influential role in theoretical physics for nearly three decades and has substantially altered our view of the elementary building principles ...
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Disclosure and Discretion in Roman Astrology: Manilius and His Augustan ...

Steven J. Green - History - 2014 - 248 pages
In light of modern scepticism towards the practice, it is easy to overlook just how important a role astrology played in the career of Rome's first Emperor, Augustus. Augustus ...
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Dreams and Dreaming in the Roman Empire: Cultural Memory and Imagination

Juliette Harrisson - History - 2013 - 240 pages
The history and literature of the Roman Empire is full of reports of dream prophecies, dream ghosts and dream gods. This volume offers a fresh approach to the study of ancient ...
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Galen and the World of Knowledge

Christopher Gill, Tim Whitmarsh, John Wilkins - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 327 pages
"This volume of new essays is based on a conference with the same title held at the University of Exeter in 2005. All those speaking on that occasion have written chapters in ...
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