Scientists of the Ancient World

Scientists of the Ancient World

Book - 1999
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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.
ISBN: 9780766011113
Branch Call Number: j 925 ANDERSON
Characteristics: 104 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Stephenson, Karen F.


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