Pliny the Elder on Science and Technology John F. Healy

ISBN: 9780198146872

Published: April 1st 2000

Hardcover

488 pages


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Pliny the Elder on Science and Technology  by  John F. Healy

Pliny the Elder on Science and Technology by John F. Healy
April 1st 2000 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 488 pages | ISBN: 9780198146872 | 9.16 Mb

The Elder Plinys Natural History provides a wide-ranging account of human achievement in the arts and sciences in the first century AD. This book re-examines Plinys work for the first time since the 1920s. Modern experiments, simulating theMoreThe Elder Plinys Natural History provides a wide-ranging account of human achievement in the arts and sciences in the first century AD. This book re-examines Plinys work for the first time since the 1920s. Modern experiments, simulating the techniques described by Pliny, and an in-depth study of his development of a technical language, confirm his unique contribution to our knowledge of science in early imperial Rome.



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