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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

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Science, Ancient -- History -- Encyclopedia.