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By Morris R. Cohen, I. E. Drabkin

Masking the overall fields of arithmetic, astronomy, mathematical geography, physics, chemistry and chemical expertise, geology and meteorology, biology, medication, and physiological psychology, the current assortment surveys the sphere of Greek medical fulfillment over a thousand-year interval. Many Greek medical treatises have been written and browse through cultivated those that didn't regard themselves as experts. those works should still charm at the present time to these readers who desire to comprehend not just the rules of contemporary technology, but additionally an essential section of the humanistic culture.

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