Daryn Lehoux - History - 2007 - 566 pages
This 2007 book explains the popular instruments and texts (parapegmata) used in antiquity for astronomical weather prediction.
Daryn Lehoux - Science - 2017 - 192 pages
We accept that, at some point in the history of our universe, living creatures emerged from nonliving matter. Yet from the time of Aristotle until the late nineteenth century ...
Marcello Gigante, Dirk Obbink - History - 2002 - 192 pages
Philodemus (ca 110-35 BCE) was an Epicurean poet and philosopher whose private library was buried in the remains of Herculaneum by the lava from Mt.Vesuvius. In 1752 around ...
Andrew Barker - History - 2000 - 281 pages
Examines the scientific procedures devised by Ptolemy for investigating the structures underlying musical melody.
Simon Swain - History - 2002 - 308 pages
Dio Chrysostom (c. AD 45-115) is one of the most important writers, thinkers, and politicians from the flourishing world of the Greeks under Rome. His many surviving essays and ...
Duncan F. Kennedy - History - 2002 - 145 pages
A clear, concise introduction to current debates on the relationship of representation and reality in science studies
Robert Sklenář - History - 2003 - 158 pages
Lucan, the young and doomed epic poet of the Age of Nero, is represented by only one surviving work, the Bellum Civile, which takes as its theme the civil war that destroyed ...