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mechanical technology of Greek and Roman antiquity, a study of the literary sources.

Aage Gerhardt Drachmann

mechanical technology of Greek and Roman antiquity, a study of the literary sources.

by Aage Gerhardt Drachmann

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Published by Munksgaard in Copenhagen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hero, of Alexandria. Automata,
  • Mechanics -- History,
  • Mechanics -- Early works to 1800

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC122 D73
    The Physical Object
    Pagination218p.
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17887030M

    Collections of shorter selections from primary sources in translation include: Cohen and Drabkin, A Source Book in Greek Science (), Irby-Massie and Keyser, Greek Science of the Hellenistic Era: A Sourcebook (), and Humphrey, Oleson and Sherwood, Greek and Roman Technology: A Sourcebook (). The Mechanical Technology of Greek and Roman Antiquity: A Study of the Literary Sources. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, Hill, Donald R., The Book of Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices (Kitâb fî Ma’rifat al-Hiyal al-Handasiyya) by Ibn al-Razzâz al-Jazarî. Dordrecht and Boston: D. Reidel Pub. Co., Hill, Donald R.

    Greek and Roman Technology: A Sourcebook of Translated Greek and Roman Texts Andrew N. Sherwood, Milorad Nikolic, John W. Humphrey, John P. Oleson In this new edition of Greek and Roman Technology, the authors translate and annotate key passages from ancient texts to provide a history and analysis of the origins and development of technology. Linguistics - Linguistics - Greek and Roman antiquity: The emergence of grammatical learning in Greece is less clearly known than is sometimes implied, and the subject is more complex than is often supposed; here only the main strands can be sampled. The term hē grammatikē technē (“the art of letters”) had two senses. It meant the study of the values of the letters and of accentuation.

    The Mechanical Technology of Greek and Roman Antiquity: A Study of the Literary Sources by Drachmann, A.G. Seller Abacus Bookshop Published Condition What was Dr. Seuss’s first published book? Take a stab at guessing and be entered to win a $50 Biblio gift certificate! Primary Sources: “An Automatic Vending Machine.” Scientific American. The Mechanical Technology of Greek and Roman Antiquity: A Study of the Literary Sources. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin, Marshall, Martin V. Automatic Merchandising; a study of the problems and limitations of vending. Boston, MA: Harvard.


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