Scientists of the Ancient WorldBook - 1999
This volume discusses the lives and contributions of ten influential scholars from the early years of scientific research, including Pythagoras, Hippocrates, Aristotle, Archimedes, Eratosthenes, Pliny, Galen, Ptolemy, Hypatia, and Al-Khwarizmi. Authors Margaret J. Anderson and Karen F. Stephenson also examine the lasting importance for the modern Western world of the mathematical, philosophical, mechanical, and scientific ideas of these ten great scientists.
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, c1999.
Branch Call Number: j 925 ANDERSON
Characteristics: 104 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.