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Ancient Science Through the Golden Age of Greece.

Author: George Sarton
Publisher: Dover Publications, 2012.
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More than a history of Greek science, this fascinating book by an eminent science historian also provides a lucid account of ancient and early Greek cultures. Remarkably readable, thoroughly documented, and well illustrated, it covers problems of mathematics, astronomy, physics, and biology.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Sarton
ISBN: 1306356253 9781306356251 9780486144986 0486144984
OCLC Number: 868966082
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Contents: DOVER SCIENCE BOOKS; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; PREFACE; Table of Contents; PART ONE --
ORIENTAL AND GREEK ORIGINS; I --
THE DAWN OF SCIENCE; EARLY TECHNICAL PROBLEMS; PREHISTORIC TRAVEL AND TRADE; PREHISTORIC MEDICINE; PREHISTORIC MATHEMATICS; PREHISTORIC ASTRONOMY; PURE SCIENCES; DIFFUSION AND CONVERGENCE; II --
EGYPT; THE INVENTION OF WRITING; THE INVENTION OF PAPYRUS; ASTRONOMY; ARCHITECTURE AND ENGINEERING; MATHEMATICS; TECHNOLOGY; METALLURGY AND MINING; MEDICINE; EGYPTIAN "SCIENCE"; ART AND LITERATURE; THE DAWN OF CONSCIENCE; III --
MESOPOTAMIA. GEOGRAPHIC AND HISTORICAL BACKGROUNDINVENTION OF WRITING; ARCHIVES AND SCHOOLS. THE BIRTH OF PHILOLOGY; BABYLONIAN SCIENCE; MATHEMATICS; ASTRONOMY; TECHNOLOGY; GEOGRAPHY; NATURAL HISTORY; THE CODE OF HAMMURABI; MEDICINE; HUMANITIES; IV --
DARK INTERLUDE; THE AEGEAN AREA; THE AEGEAN CULTURE; THE EARLY GREEK AND PHOENICIAN COLONIES. INVENTION OF THE ALPHABET; THE CONTINUITY OF ORIENTAL INFLUENCES; MATHEMATICAL TRADITIONS; ASTRONOMIC TRADITIONS; BIOLOGIC AND MEDICAL TRADITIONS; TECHNICAL TRADITIONS; MYTHOLOGY; THE DARKEST HOUR BEFORE THE DAWN; V --
THE DAWN OF GREEK CULTURE. HOMER AND HESIOD. THE GREEK MIRACLE. The IliadMINSTRELS AND RHAPSODISTS; HOMER?; MORE ABOUT THE ILIAD; THE Odyssey. HOMER II; EARLY HOMERIC TRADITIONS; WHAT DID HOMER TEACH?; GEOGRAPH; MEDICINE. OTHER ARTS AND CRAFTS; HOMER, THE FIRST EDUCATOR OF THE WESTERN WORLD. FÉNELON; LEGENDS; WOLF AND SCHLIEMANN; HESIOD; DESCENT OF THE GODS. HESIOD II; HESIODIC STYLE AND TRADITION; BIBLIOGRAPHIC NOTES; VII --
ASSYRIAN INTERMEZZO; VII --
IONIAN SCIENCE IN THE SIXTH CENTURY; THE ASIATIC CRADLE OF GREEK SCIENCE; ASIA, THE HOME OF PROPHETS; MILETOS; THE SEVEN WISE MEN; THALES OF MILETOS; ANAXIMANDROS OF MILETOS. ANAXIMENES OF MILETOSCLEOSTRATOS OF TENEDOS; XENOPHANES OF COLOPHON; EGYPTIAN INTERLUDE. NECHO, KING OF EGYPT (609-593); HECATAIOS OF MILETOS, THE FATHER OF GEOGRAPHY; GREEK TECHNICIANS OF THE SIXTH CENTURY; CADMOS OF MILETOS; THE RELIGIOUS BACKGROUND AND THE SUPERSTITIOUS UNDERGROUND; BIBLIOGRAPHY; VIII --
PYTHAGORAS; WHO WAS PYTHAGORAS?; THE PYTHAGOREAN BROTHERHOOD AND THE EARLY PYTHAGOREAN DOCTRINES; ARITHMETIC; GEOMETRY; ASTRONOMY; MUSIC AND ARITHMETIC; MEDICINE. ALCMAION AND DEMOCEDES; NUMBERS AND WISDOM; THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE IS THE GREATEST PURIFICATION; PART TWO --
THE FIFTH CENTURY. IX --
GREECE AGAINST PERSIA. THE GLORY OF ATHENSTHE PERSIAN WARS; FIFTY YEARS OF RELATIVE PEACE; LYRIC POETRY; THE ARTS; TRAGEDY; COMEDY; THE FIFTH CENTURY ITSELF A TRAGEDY; THE DANGER OF COMPARING THE PAST WITH THE PRESENT; X --
PHILOSOPHY AND SCIENCE TO THE DEATH OF SOCRATES; HERACLEITOS OF EPHESOS; ANAXAGORAS OF CLAZOMENAE; THE ELEATIC SCHOOL. PARMENIDES AND ZENON OF ELEA. MELISSOS OF SAMOS; EMPEDOCLES OF AGRIGENTUM; THE ATOMISTS. LEUCIPPOS AND DEMOCRITOS; THE SOPHISTS. PROTAGORAS OF ABDERA, GORGIAS OF LEONTINI, AND ANTIPHON OF RHAMNOS; SOCRATES OF ATHENS; THE BOOK OF JOB. XI --
MATHEMATICS, ASTRONOMY, AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE FIFTH CENTURY.

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More than a history of Greek science, this fascinating book by an eminent science historian also provides a lucid account of ancient and early Greek cultures. Remarkably readable, thoroughly documented, and well illustrated, it covers problems of mathematics, astronomy, physics, and biology.

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