By Klaus-Dietrich Fischer, Brooke Holmes
Our realizing of technology, arithmetic, and drugs at the present time could be deeply enriched by means of learning the old roots of those components of inquiry within the historical close to East and Mediterranean. the current quantity brings jointly contributions from greater than thirty of an important students operating in those fields within the usa and Europe in honor of the eminent historian of historical technological know-how and drugs Heinrich von Staden.
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Aristotle, nice Greek thinker, researcher, reasoner, and author, born at Stagirus in 384 BCE, was once the son of Nicomachus, a doctor, and Phaestis. He studied below Plato at Athens and taught there (367–47); for this reason he spent 3 years on the court docket of a former student, Hermeias, in Asia Minor and at present married Pythias, one among Hermeias’s family.
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108-10 L. 15-20 Jouanna) gives two unusual symptoms for the disease phrontis: . (“Fright disease: There appears to be a thorn in his [i. 57 Although in the Akkadian tradition the two symptoms do not appear in the diagnosis of the same disease, at least Greeks and Babylonians apparently used the same descriptions of symptoms at the same time, within roughly the same conceptual framework. 60 The most significant class of parallels, however, does not consist of definite borrowings of therapy or diagnostic know-how but of shared assumptions of disease and prognosis,61 in a similar use of texts that results in strikingly similar textual structures.
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