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Title Exact sciences in Greek antiquity / edited by Stephanos A. Paipetis and Vassilis Kostopoulos.

Publication Info. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019.

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Summary This book consists of 24 papers on ancient Greek science and technology. It covers such areas as mathematics, physics, engineering, astronomical methods and instruments, and environmental issues. A great variety of topics are discussed, including medical care in ancient Olympiads, mathematical concepts in Plato, the concept of the rate of change in various mathematical areas and the concept of symmetry in ancient Greece. Aristotle's Physics on free falling bodies, world-structure formation and matter according to the Presocratics, acoustic phenomena in archaeological sites, Trojan Horse recons.
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Subject Science -- Greece -- History.
Greece -- Antiquities.
Antiquities.
Science.
Greece.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Added Author Paipetis, S. A., editor.
Kostopoulos, V. (Vassilis), editor.
Other Form: Print version: Paipetis, Stephanos A. Exact Sciences in Greek Antiquity. Newcastle-upon-Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publisher, ©2019 9781527533554
ISBN 1527536130 (electronic book)
9781527536135 (electronic book)