The flame of Miletus : the birth of science in ancient Greece (and how it changed the world) /

Miletus - one of the wealthiest and most important towns in ancient Greece - spawned the great traditions of Greek science and philosophy, setting in motion a chain of knowledge that would change the world forever. This book explains the extraordinary development of Greek science and its subsequent...

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Author / Creator:Freely, John.
Imprint:London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2012.
Description:ix, 238 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Science, Ancient.
Science -- Greece -- History.
Intellectual life.
Science.
Science, Ancient.
Greece -- Intellectual life -- To 146 B.C.
Greece.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8923668
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ISBN:9781780760513 (hbk.)
1780760515 (hbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 226-235) and index.
Summary:Miletus - one of the wealthiest and most important towns in ancient Greece - spawned the great traditions of Greek science and philosophy, setting in motion a chain of knowledge that would change the world forever. This book explains the extraordinary development of Greek science and its subsequent diffusion to the wider world--

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