Publisher description for Science and mathematics in ancient Greek culture / edited by C.J. Tuplin and T.E. Rihll.


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Ancient Greece was the birthplace of science, which developed in the Hellenized culture of ancient Rome. This book, written by seventeen international experts, examines the role and achievement of science and mathematics in Greek antiquity through discussion of the linguistic, literary, political, religious, sociological, and technological factors which influenced scientific thought and practice.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Science -- Greece -- History.
Science and civilization.
Science, Ancient.
Mathematics, Greek -- History.
Greece -- Civilization -- To 146 B.C.