By Liba Taub
The first ebook of its type in English, Ancient Meteorology discusses Greek and Roman methods and attitudes to this extensive self-discipline, which in classical antiquity integrated not just 'weather', yet occurrences comparable to earthquakes and comets that this present day will be considered as geological, astronomical or seismological.
The variety and variety of this literature highlights the query of scholarly authority in antiquity and illustrates how writers answered to the meteorological details offered by way of their literary predecessors.
Ancient Meteorology should be a important reference software for classicists and people with an curiosity within the historical past of technological know-how.
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