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Contents List of Illustrations, 00 Introduction, 00 Science in the Ancient World: An Encyclopedia A Academy Aelian, Claudius (floruit early third century CE) Agathemerus (floruit first century CE) Agriculture Alcmaeon (floruit 500 BCE) Alexander of Macedon (356-323 BCE) Alexandria Ammianus Marcellinus (325-395 CE) Anaxagoras of Clazomenae (500-428 BCE) Anaximander of Miletus (610-540 BCE) Anaximenes of Miletus (585-525 BCE) Apollonius of Perga (floruit 235 BCE) Apollonius of Rhodes (third century BCE) Archelaus of Athens (fifth century BCE) Archimedes (287-212 BCE) Aristarchus of Samos (310-230 BCE) Aristotle (384-322 BCE) Arrian (89-180 CE) Asclepiades (floruit first century BCE) Asclepius/Asclepiads Asia, East and South Astronomy Athenaeus Athens Atoms Aurelius Augustine (354-430 CE) Aurelius, Marcus (121-180 CE) B Babylon Bronze Age (3500-800 BCE) C Caesar, Julius (100-44 BCE) Calendars and Dating Systems Cato, Marcus Porcius (Elder) (234-149 BCE) Celsus (floruit 25 CE) Cicero (106-43 BCE) Columella (5 BCE-60 CE) Commentators Constantinople Constellations D Democritus (460-370 BCE) Diogenes of Apollonia (late fifth century BCE) Diogenes Laertius (third century CE) Dreams E Easter Egypt Eleatic School Elements Empedocles (495-435 BCE) Engineering and Technology Epictetus (55-135 CE) Epicureanism Epicurus (341-271 BCE) Erasistratus (275-194 BCE) Eratosthenes (276-195 BCE) Euclid (floruit 300 BCE) Eudoxus of Cnidus (408-352 BCE) Eunapius (floruit fifth century CE) F Frontinus, Sextus Julius (floruit late first century CE) G Galen (130-200 CE) Gaza Geminus (floruit first century CE) Geography/Geodesy Greek Archaic Age (800-500 BCE) Greek Classical Age (500-331 BCE) Greek Hellenism (331-30 BCE) Greek Hellenistic Science (331-30 BCE) H Hecataeus of Miletus (floruit 500 BCE) Hellanicus of Lesbos (floruit fifth century BCE) Heraclides of Pontus (fourth century BCE) Heraclitus of Ephesus (540-480 BCE) Hero (62-152 CE) Herodotus of Halicarnassus (490-430 BCE) Herophilus of Chalcedon (third century BCE) Hesiod (ca. 700 BCE) Hipparchus (190-120 BCE) Hippo of Croton (sixth century BCE) Hippocrates (460-377 BCE) History Homer (floruit 750 BCE) Hydraulics Hypatia of Alexandria (370-415 CE) I Iamblichus (250-325 CE) Ionians Iron Age Irrigation Techniques J Julian (331-363) L Later Roman Empire (180-565 CE) Leucippus (fifth century BCE) Life Sciences Logos Lucretius (first century BCE) Lyceum M Magi Magic Magna Graecia Marine Science Mathematics Maximus of Ephesus (fourth century CE) Medicine Mesopotamia (3500-550 BCE) Meteorology Miletus Military Science Mountains Myth N Nearchus of Crete (ca. 360-312 BCE) Neolithic Age Neoplatonism New Testament O Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) Oribasius of Pergamon P Paganism Palladius (floruit mid fourth century BCE) Peripatetic School Philo of Byzantium (260-180 BCE) Philolaus (fifth century BCE) Philosophy Philostratus (170-250 CE) Phoenicians Physical Sciences Plato (427-347 BCE) Pliny the Elder (23-79 CE) Pliny the Younger (61-113 CE) Plutarch (46-120 CE) Polybius (208-126 BCE) Porphyry (234-305 CE) Posidonius of Rhodes (135-50 BCE) Prometheus Psychology Ptolemaeus, Claudius (100-170 CE) Pythagoras (570-490 BCE) Pytheas of Massilia (floruit third century BCE) R Roman Principate (30 BCE-180 CE) Roman Roads and Bridges Rome S Seneca, Lucius Annaeus (5-65 CE) Seven Sages Seven Wonders of the Ancient World Social Sciences Socrates (470-399 BCE) Solon (640-560 BCE) Stoicism Strabo (63 BCE-21 CE) T Tacitus (56-117 CE) Thales (625-545 BCE) Themistius (317-388 CE) Theophrastus (370-286 BCE) Thucydides (460-400 BCE) Time V Varro (116-27 BCE) Vesuvius Vitruvius (floruit 25 BCE) W Women and Science X Xenophanes of Colophon (570-478 BCE) Xenophon (430-355 BCE) Chronology, 00 References, 00 Index, 00 About the Author, 00
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Science, Ancient -- History -- Encyclopedia.