Mathematics and Physical Science in Classical Antiquity
by J. L. Heiberg
Publisher: Oxford University Press 1922
Number of pages: 115
The volume gives a general survey of the science of Classical Antiquity, laying however special stress on the mathematical and physical aspects. Topics: Ionian Natural Philosophy; The Pythagoreans; Medicine in the Fifth Century - Hippocrates; Mathematics in the Fifth Century; Plato - The Academy; Aristotle - The Lyceum; The Alexandrians; The Epigoni; The Romans; Greek Scientific Literature of the Empire; Byzantium.
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