The Encyclopedia of old average Scientists is the 1st accomplished English language paintings to supply a survey of all old traditional technological know-how, from its beginnings in the course of the finish of past due Antiquity. A group of over a hundred of the world’s specialists within the box have compiled this Encyclopedia, together with entries which aren't pointed out in the other reference paintings – leading to a distinct and highly bold source to be able to end up necessary for a person looking the main points of the heritage of historic science.
Additional beneficial properties comprise a thesaurus, Gazetteer, and Time-Line. The word list explains many Greek (or Latin) phrases tricky to translate, while the Gazetteer describes the numerous locales from which scientists got here. The Time-Line exhibits the speedy upward push within the perform of technology within the fifth century BCE and speedy decline after Hadrian, end result of the centralization of Roman strength, with consequent lack of a context during which technological know-how might flourish.
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5 [CML 5, p. 502]). Presumably distinct from his contemporary, Acilius the rake: T, Ann. 21–22. 3 (1918) 17 (#47a), W. Kroll; Korpela (1987) 164. ) Author of a paraphrasis of the physiognomy by P (whose Greek original is lost), taking into account also the A C P, as he states in the foreword. The metaphor in the ﬁrst sentence for his use of past physiognomic lore, that of setting up a holy statue of a god in a Pagan sacred precinct, hardly allows identifying him with A I, which some have suggested (Rose; Wellmann; Nutton).