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This handbook synthesizes what is known and debated about science in the classical world of ancient Greece and Rome, also touching briefly on Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, and China. Each of its many essays provides a synthesis and synopsis of the concepts and models of one of the ancient natural sciences.

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This handbook synthesizes what is known and debated about science in the classical world of ancient Greece and Rome, also touching briefly on Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, and China. Each of its many essays provides a synthesis and synopsis of the concepts and models of one of the ancient natural sciences.
Autorenporträt
Paul T. Keyser studied physics and classics at St. Andrew's School, Duke, and Boulder. After teaching Classics at Edmonton and Cornell, he returned to his first love, programming. Keyser currently works as a Site-Reliability Engineer for Google in Pittsburgh. He has published work on gravitational physics, stylometry, and ancient science and technology. John E. Scarborough, MD is certified by the American Board of Surgery in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. He completed his General Surgery Residency at the Duke University School of Medicine, where he also served as a Surgical Critical Care and Abdominal Transplant Fellow. Scarborough is currently an associate professor in the Department of Surgery at University of Wisconsin, Madison.