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1 Anton, John P. (Ed. ) SCIENCE AND THE SCIENCES IN PLATO
Eidos / Caravan Books 1980 0882063014 / 9780882063010 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Former scholar's name on ffep (David Furley) with his blindstamp to fep. Pencil marginalia by Furley on a few pages. ; Contents: Gregory Vlastos: The role of Observation in Plato's Conception of Astronomy; Alexander P. D. Mourelatos: Plato's "Real Astronomy" Republic VII. 527D-531D; Robert G. Turnbull: The Later Platonic Concept of Scientific Explanation; Ian Mueller: Ascending to Problems: Astronomy and Harmonics in Republic VII. ; 127 pages; Collective contribution of four essays to the restoration of Plato's place in the history of scientific thought. 
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2 Aratus; [Ernestus] Ernst Maass (Ed. ) [ARATUS] ARATI PHAENOMENA Recensuit Et Fontium Testimoniorumque Notis Prolegomenis Indicibus Instruxit Ernestus Maass. Editio Tertia Lucis Ope Expressa
Weidmannsche Buchhandlung / Apud Weidmannos 1964 Third Edition Softcover Very Good 
Spine is slightly browned and rubbed (effacing some of the lettering). First few pages have creasing to top corners. ; Xxxvi + 101 pp. Greek text with Latin introduction and apparatus. ; 101 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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3 Aristote (Aristotle) ; Pierre Louis ARISTOTE: LES PARTIES DES ANIMAUX. Texte Établi Et Traduit
Société D'Édition `les Belles Lettres' 1956 Softcover Good 
Tears to spine cover now crudely repaired with cellotape. Some pencil marginalia and underlining. ; Parallel text in French and Greek. ; Collection Des Universités De France. Association Guillaume Budé; 193 pages 
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4 Aristotle; W. Ogle ARISTOTLE ON THE PARTS OF ANIMALS Translated, with an Introduction and Notes
NY Garland Publishing 1987 0824069250 / 9780824069254 Hardcover Fine 
Reprint of the 1882 London ed. xxxiii, 263pp.; Greek & Roman Philosophy Volume 26; 263 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Asmis, Elizabeth EPICURUS' SCIENTIFIC METHOD
Cornell University Press 1984 0801414652 / 9780801414657 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
Light pencilling to a few pages. Scholar's blindstamp and name to ffep (Robert Brown). DJ has a couple of small tears and light chipping. DJ has a bit of creasing. ; Cornell Studies in Classical Philology; 400 pages 
Price: 315.00 USD
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6 Baker, Patricia Anne MEDICAL CARE FOR THE ROMAN ARMY ON THE RHINE, DANUBE AND BRITISH FRONTIERS IN THE FIRST, SECOND AND EARLY THIRD CENTURIES AD
British Archaeological Reports 2004 1841713783 / 9781841713786 Softcover Near Fine 
A couple of minor creases to spine else fine. ; British Archaeological Reports BAR International Series 1286; 204 pages; This detailed study of military medical practice on the western frontiers of the Roman army aims to discover whether legionary and auxilliary units were treated differently, whether local civilians were also treated by military doctors and if the soldier's location impacted on his medical treatment. At the heart of this wide-ranging study is an analysis of medical instruments discovered at frontier sites, such as Housesteads, Wallsend, Carnuntum, Caerleon, Xanten, Mainz and many others. Patricia Anne Baker examines the scientific function and production of these implements whilst also discussing what they (and written sources) reveal about Roman attitudes towards illness and the nature of physical examinations and medical care, especially among soldiers at the edges of Roman influence. The impact on local populations of the Roman presence and living on a frontier is also considered. Includes a catalogue of forts, sites and implements. 
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7 Baker, Patricia Anne MEDICAL CARE FOR THE ROMAN ARMY ON THE RHINE, DANUBE AND BRITISH FRONTIERS IN THE FIRST, SECOND AND EARLY THIRD CENTURIES AD
British Archaeological Reports 2004 1841713783 / 9781841713786 Softcover Fine 
British Archaeological Reports BAR International Series 1286; 204 pages; This detailed study of military medical practice on the western frontiers of the Roman army aims to discover whether legionary and auxilliary units were treated differently, whether local civilians were also treated by military doctors and if the soldier's location impacted on his medical treatment. At the heart of this wide-ranging study is an analysis of medical instruments discovered at frontier sites, such as Housesteads, Wallsend, Carnuntum, Caerleon, Xanten, Mainz and many others. Patricia Anne Baker examines the scientific function and production of these implements whilst also discussing what they (and written sources) reveal about Roman attitudes towards illness and the nature of physical examinations and medical care, especially among soldiers at the edges of Roman influence. The impact on local populations of the Roman presence and living on a frontier is also considered. Includes a catalogue of forts, sites and implements. 
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8 Berlinski, David NEWTON'S GIFT How Sir Isaac Newton Unlocked the System of the World
London Duckworth 2001 071563061X / 9780715630617 Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
DJ has very light shelfwear. ; Xviii, 217pp. In this witty, engaging, and often moving examination of Newton's life, David Berlinski recovers the man behind the mathematical breakthroughs. The story carries the reader from Newton's unremarkable childhood to his awkward undergraduate days at Cambridge and then to the astonishing year in which, working alone, he laid the foundation for his system of the world. Thereafter, Berlinski describes the creation of Newton's masterpiece, the Principia Mathematica, the monumental feuds that poisoned his soul and that wearied his supporters, and Newton's final re-creation of himself as the master of England's financial system. ; 217 pages 
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9 Boulhol, Pascal & Francoise Gaide & Mireille Loubet (Eds. ) GUÉRISONS DU CORPS ET DE L'ÂME Approches Pluridisciplinaires
Publications De L'Université De Provence 2006 2853996514 / 9782853996518 Paperback Very Good+ 
Light shelfwear. Minor crease to upper corner of front wrap. ; Cette ouvrage regroupe les actes du colloque organisé en septembre 2004 à la Maison méditerranéenne des sciences de l’homme (MMSH) d’Aix-en-Provence. Il regroupe des textes chercheurs français et étrangers aux approches pluridisciplinaires : médecine, philosophie, religion, littérature, arts, sociologie, anthropologie…; Textes Et Documents De La Méditerranée Antique Et Médiévale; 364 pages 
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10 Brain, Peter GALEN ON BLOODLETTING A Study of the Origins, Development and Validity of his Opinions, with a Translation of the Three Works
Cambridge University Press 1986 0521320852 / 9780521320856 First Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
202 pages; For more than two thousand years, almost all doctors in the West used bloodletting to treat a great variety of diseases and conditions. In an attempt to find out why they acted thus, Dr Brain has translated the three works on bloodletting by the second-century physician Galen, which provide by far the most comprehensive account of the practice in antiquity. This is the first published version of these works in a modern language. After a brief summary of Galen's medical system, the author goes on to consider the origins of Galen's ideas and methods, with particular reference to the Hippocratic writings, and the question why Galen, in common with most of the ancient physicians, believed in the efficacy of the comedy. The effects of bloodletting are considered in terms of modem physiology and medicine, and the possibility is explored that it may indeed have been beneficial in the conditions prevailing in Galen's time. 
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11 Bruins, E. M. (Ed. ) CODEX CONSTANTINOPOLITANUS: PALATII VETERIS NO. 1 [3 VOLUME SET] Part 1: Reproduction of the Manuscript; Part 2: Greek Text; Part 3: Translation and Commentary
E. J. Brill 1964 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Overall set is in Near Fine to Fine condition. Part One has slight scuffing to boards and very light foxing and slightly bowed boards. Parts 2 & 3 are in Fine Condition. ; Contains Metrica of Hero / Heron of Alexandria with text, reproduction of the manuscript, scholia and commentaries. ; Janus Supplements; Contains a facsimile of the manuscript and Greek text + translation and commentary of this text on Geometry 
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12 Bruins, E. M. (Ed. ) CODEX CONSTANTINOPOLITANUS: PALATII VETERIS NO. 1 [3 VOLUME SET] Part 1: Reproduction of the Manuscript; Part 2: Greek Text; Part 3: Translation and Commentary
E. J. Brill 1964 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Overall set is in Fine condition. Very minor scuffing. ; Contains Metrica of Hero / Heron of Alexandria with text, reproduction of the manuscript, scholia and commentaries. ; Janus Supplements; Contains a facsimile of the manuscript and Greek text + translation and commentary of this text on Geometry 
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13 Bruins, E. M. (Ed. ) CODEX CONSTANTINOPOLITANUS: PALATII VETERIS NO. 1 [3 VOLUME SET] Part 1: Reproduction of the Manuscript; Part 2: Greek Text; Part 3: Translation and Commentary
E. J. Brill 1964 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Light Foxing/dustsoiling to top of textblock. Scholar's bookplate to inner covers (G. P. Goold). ; Contains Metrica of Hero / Heron of Alexandria with text, reproduction of the manuscript, scholia and commentaries. ; Janus Supplements; Contains a facsimile of the manuscript and Greek text + translation and commentary of this text on Geometry 
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14 Buitenhuis, H. ARCHEOZOÖLOGISCH ONDERZOEK LANGS DE MIDDEN-EUFRAAT Onderzoek Van Het Faunamateriaal Uit Zes Nederzettingen in Zuidoost-Turkije En Noord-Syrië Daterend Van Ca. 10.000 BP Tot 1400 AD.
Groningen 1988 Hardcover Near Fine 
Minor scuffing to back wrap else fine. ; 70 text-figures & 118 tables. Page count: 213, 22 & 26. Text is in Dutch. ; Proefschrift (Diss. ) 
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15 Cairns, Francis & Miriam Griffin (Eds. ) PAPERS OF THE LANGFORD LATIN SEMINAR, FOURTEENTH VOLUME 2010 Health and Sickness in Ancient Rome. Greek and Roman Poetry and Historiography
Francis Cairns Publications 2010 0905205537 / 9780905205533 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
ARCA Classical and Medieval Texts, Papers and Monographs 50; 393 pages; Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar 14 contains (in revised, usually enlarged, and annotated form) papers presented at Langford Seminars of the Department of Classics of The Florida State University over the years 2004 to 2008, together with supplementary articles contributed at the request of the editors. Galen in Context (Vivian Nutton, The Wellcome Centre for the History of Medicine, University College London) Pliny and the Pathologies of Empire (Rebecca Flemming, Jesus College, Cambridge) Community Health: Metaphors in Latin Historiography (A. J. Woodman, University of Virginia) Apollo, Aesculapius and the Poetics of Illness in Ovid’s Metamorphoses (Gareth Williams, Columbia University) Medicine in the Life and Works of Plotinus (Svetla Slaveva-Griffin, The Florida State University) Monkey Business in Semonides (fr.7.75) (F. Williams, Trinity College Dublin) Vergil, Georgics 1.489–92: More Blood? (Damien Nelis, Université de Genève) Horace, Scythia, and the East (J. G. F. Powell, Royal Holloway, University of London) An Augustan Hymn to the Muses (Horace Odes 3.4). Part II (Alex Hardie, University of Edinburgh) The Unity of Corpus Tibullianum Book 3: Some Stylistic and Metrical Considerations (Robert Maltby, University of Leeds) Domitianic Themes in Statius’ Silvae (Robin Seager, University of Liverpool) Déjà vu or déjà lu? History as Intertext (Cynthia Damon, University of Pennsylvania) 
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16 Cary, M. THE GEOGRAPHIC BACKGROUND OF GREEK & ROMAN HISTORY
Oxford Clarendon Press 1949 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Former owner's name to titlepage. 1 corner very lightly bumped. Endpapers tanned. Spine is sunned and discolored. ; Looks at the influence of geographic environment on human history, in a study of this influence on the world of ancient Greece and Rome. ; 331 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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17 Celsus; W. G. Spencer (Trans. ) CELSUS: DE MEDICINA I [On Medicine, Vol. 1] Books I-IV
Harvard University Press & William Heinemann 1960 0674993225 / 9780674993228 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Book has very minor shelfwear. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (Robert Brown). Scholar's name to ffep (Robert Brown). ; Loeb Classical Library No. 292; Vol. 1; 512 pages 
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18 Celsus; W. G. Spencer (Trans. ) CELSUS: DE MEDICINA III [On Medicine, Vol. 3]
Harvard University Press & William Heinemann 1961 0674993705 / 9780674993709 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Light bumping to top of spine. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (Robert Brown). Scholar's name to ffep (Robert Brown). ; Loeb Classical Library No. 336; Vol. 3; 368 pages;

A. Cornelius Celsus was author, probably during the reign of the Roman Emperor Tiberius (14–37 CE), of a general encyclopaedia of agriculture, medicine, military arts, rhetoric, philosophy, and jurisprudence, in that order of subjects. Of all this great work there survives only the 8 books on medicine (De Medicina). Book I: after an excellent survey of Greek schools (Dogmatic, Methodic, Empiric) of medicine come sensible dietetics or health preservation which will always be applicable. Book II: deals with prognosis, diagnosis of symptoms (which he stresses strongly), and general therapeutics. Book III: internal ailments: fevers and general diseases. Book IV: local bodily diseases. Next come two pharmacological books, Book V: treatment by drugs of general diseases; and Book VI: of local diseases. Book VII and Book VIII deal with surgery; these books contain accounts of many operations, including amputation.

Celsus was not a professional doctor of medicine or a surgeon, but a practical layman whose On Medicine, written in a clear and neat style, for lay readers, is partly a result of his medical treatment of his household (slaves included) and partly a presentation of information gained from many Greek authorities. From no other source can we learn so much of the condition of medical science up to his own time.

The Loeb Classical Library edition of Celsus is in three volumes.

 
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19 Chandrasekhar, S. NEWTON'S PRINCIPIA FOR THE COMMON READER
Oxford Clarendon Press 1995 0198517440 / 9780198517443 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Obituary of Chandrasekhar pasted to rear endpapers. Foxing/dustsoiling to top of textblock. DJ has minor shelfwear. ; Representing a decade's work from one of the world's most distinguished physicists, this major publication is, as far as is known, the first comprehensive analysis of Newton's Principia without recourse to secondary sources. Chandrasekhar analyses some 150 propositions which form a direct chain leading to Newton's formulation of his universal law of gravitation. In each case, Newton's proofs are arranged in a linear sequence of equations and arguments, avoiding the need to unravel the necessarily convoluted style of Newton's connected prose. In almost every case, a modern version of the proofs is given to bring into sharp focus the beauty, clarity, and breathtaking economy of Newton's methods. This book will stimulate great interest and debate among the scientific community, illuminating the brilliance of Newton's work under the steady gaze of Chandrasekhar's rare perception. ; 624 pages 
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20 Clarke, Somers & R. Engelbach ANCIENT EGYPTIAN MASONRY The Building Craft
Oxford University Press: Humphrey Milford 1930 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers and pocket. Top corner slightly bumped. Rubbing to boards and extremities. ; A scarce and important work on the problems of stone construction in Ancient Egypt. ; 242 pages 
Price: 350.00 USD
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21 Cleomedes; Todd, Robert B. & Alan C. Bowen CLEOMEDES' LECTURES ON ASTRONOMY A Translation of the Heavens
University of California Press 2004 0520233255 / 9780520233256 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Hellenistic Culture and Society; 0.88 x 9.26 x 6.44 Inches; 254 pages; At some time around 200 A. D. , the Stoic philosopher and teacher Cleomedes delivered a set of lectures on elementary astronomy as part of a complete introduction to Stoicism for his students. The result was The Heavens (Caelestia) , the only work by a professional Stoic teacher to survive intact from the first two centuries A. D. , and a rare example of the interaction between science and philosophy in late antiquity. This volume contains a clear and idiomatic English translation--the first ever--of The Heavens, along with an informative introduction, detailed notes, and technical diagrams. This important work will now be accessible to specialists in both ancient philosophy and science and to readers interested in the history of astronomy and cosmology but with no knowledge of ancient Greek. 
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22 Cohen, Morris R. & I. E. Drabkin A SOURCE BOOK IN GREEK SCIENCE
Harvard University Press 1969 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Bump to 1 corner of rear board. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). ; Source Books in the History of the Sciences; 579 pages 
Price: 23.00 USD
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23 Conophagos, Constantin E. LE LAURIUM ANTIQUE Et La Technique Grecque De La Production De L'Argent
Ekdotike Hellados 1980 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Gift inscription from author to J. F. Healy in black marker on half-title. Minor waviness to first 3 pages. Minor bumping to corners. Rear endpapers have small chips to foreedges. DJ spine is sunned and discolored. DJ has tears (some open with some loss) and chipping. ; 3 large loose folded maps in pocket at rear. ; 458 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 385.00 USD
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24 Couloubaritsis, Lambros L'AVÈNEMENT DE LA SCIENCE PHYSIQUE Essai Sur La Physique D'Aristote
Ousia 1980 287060002X / 9782870600023 Softcover Very Good 
Scholar's name on ffep (David Furley) with his blindstamp. Includes note on ffep: "Gift of the author". ; 338 pages 
Price: 95.00 USD
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25 Craik, Elizabeth M. & Hippocrates HIPPOCRATES: PLACES IN MAN Greek Text and Translation with Introduction and Commentary
Oxford University Press 2003 0198152272 / 9780198152279 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Decorated boards. Reprint 2003. No Dustjacket as Issued. ; The wide-ranging content of Places in Man represents the entire Hippocratic Corpus: anatomy, physiology, pathology, medical ideology, clinical instruction, traditional love, gynaecology. Despite this wide and varied scope, the work is conceptually coherent and stylistically consistent. In thisnew edition of the Greek text with translation and commentary, the language and content of the work are studied in relation to other treatises of the Hippocratic Corpus, and to fragmentary early medical writings (both Presocratics and texts of Anonymus Londinensis). It is argued that while there are "Koan" and "Knidian" elements, a West Greek origin is probable; and that this may be the earliest work in the Corpus. ; 9 x 1 x 5.75 Inches; 288 pages 
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26 De Meo, Cesidio LINGUE TECNICHE DEL LATINO
Pàtron Editore 1986 Second Revised Edition Softcover Very Good 
Faint soiling and creasing to wraps. Gift inscription to ffep to R. E. Fantham from author. ; Testi E Manuali Per L'Insegnamento Universitario Del Latino; 16; 343 pages 
Price: 70.00 USD
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27 De Romilly, Jacqueline "PATIENCE, MON COEUR" L'Essor De La Psychologie Dans La Littérature Grecque Classique
Société D'Édition- Les Belles Lettres 1984 225132626X / 9782251326269 Paperback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Gift inscription to half-title in pen from author. Slight spine slant. Minor shelfwear to book and DJ. ; Collection D'Études Anciennes; 241 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 75.00 USD
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28 De Romilly, Jacqueline "PATIENCE, MON COEUR" L'Essor De La Psychologie Dans La Littérature Grecque Classique
Société D'Édition- Les Belles Lettres 1984 225132626X / 9782251326269 Paperback Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Minor shelfwear to book. DJ has light chipping and a few small tears. ; Collection D'Études Anciennes; 241 pages 
Price: 67.00 USD
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29 Dean-Jones, Lesley Ann WOMEN'S BODIES IN CLASSICAL GREEK SCIENCE
Oxford Clarendon Press 1996 0198150466 / 9780198150466 Softcover Very Good+ 
Light edgewear else fine. ; In this book, Dean-Jones gives a close analysis of theories concerning women's bodies in such authors as the Hippocratics and Aristotle. She demonstrates the centrality of menstruation in classical theories of female physiology, pathology, and reproduction, and suggests that this had both negative and positive repercussions in attitudes towards women's bodies in that society. Many of the primary sources dealt with are not yet accessible in English, therefore, her book is important in assembling and presenting both original texts as well as her research on the texts. ; 312 pages 
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30 Deroux, Carl (Ed. ) MALADIE ET MALADIES DANS LES TEXTES LATINS ANTIQUES ET MÉDIÉVAUX Actes Du Ve Colloque International "Textes Médicaux Latins" (Bruxelles, 4-6 Septembre 1995)
Latomus 1998 2870311826 / 9782870311820 Softcover Very Good 
Pages unopened. Some minor creasing to front wrap and first few pages. Small chip to head of spine. ; Collection Latomus Volume 242; 458 pages 
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31 Deroux, Carl (Ed. ) MALADIE ET MALADIES DANS LES TEXTES LATINS ANTIQUES ET MÉDIÉVAUX Actes Du Ve Colloque International "Textes Médicaux Latins" (Bruxelles, 4-6 Septembre 1995)
Latomus 1998 2870311826 / 9782870311820 Softcover Near Fine 
Pages unopened. Very minor shelfwear. Else fine. ; Collection Latomus Volume 242; 458 pages 
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32 Derron, Pascale & Richard Goulet & Ulrich Rudolph & Christoph Riedweg (Eds.0 ENTRE ORIENT ET OCCIDENT: LA PHILOSOPHIE ET LA SCIENCE GRÉCO-ROMAINES DANS LE MONDE ARABE. Huit Exposés Suivis De Discussions Par Adamson, Peter/ Hugonnard-Roche, Henri/ De Smet, Daniel, D'Ancona, Cristina/ Eichner, Heidrun/ Orthmann, Eva/ Rudolph, Ulrich/ Boudon-Millot, Véronique.
Fondation Hardt 2011 2600007571 / 9782600007573 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Very light shelfwear to DJ. ; Entretiens Sur L'Antiquité Classique Tome LVII; 406 pages 
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33 Dicks, D. R. EARLY GREEK ASTRONOMY TO ARISTOTLE
Thames and Hudson 1970 050040013X / 9780500400135 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Slight browning to front panel of DJ. Light soiling to DJ. Dust-soiling to textblock. Light bumping to bottom corners of book. ; Treats at length the contributions of Plato and Eudoxus to astronomical knowledge. Discusses the influence of babylonian and egyptian astronomy on the greeks, the origin of the constellations, and the part played by calendraic problems in the growth of scientific astronomy. Makes clear that the Greeks were first to explain the universe on a rational mathematical basis, and developed such essential tools as the celestial globe, planisphere, star map and planetarium. ; Aspects of Greek and Roman life; 272 pages 
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34 Dicks, D. R. EARLY GREEK ASTRONOMY TO ARISTOTLE
Thames and Hudson 1970 050040013X / 9780500400135 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Slight browning to front panel of DJ. DJ is price-clipped. Light Dust-soiling to textblock. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). ; Treats at length the contributions of Plato and Eudoxus to astronomical knowledge. Discusses the influence of babylonian and egyptian astronomy on the greeks, the origin of the constellations, and the part played by calendraic problems in the growth of scientific astronomy. Makes clear that the Greeks were first to explain the universe on a rational mathematical basis, and developed such essential tools as the celestial globe, planisphere, star map and planetarium. ; Aspects of Greek and Roman life; 272 pages 
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35 Ducrey, Pierre, Berard, C., et al MÉDECINE ANTIQUE IVe Colloque International Hippocratique
Lausanne Musée Historique De L'Ancien-Evêché 1981 Softcover Very Good 
Glue stains to inner front hinge. Minor shelfwear. Faint stain to rear wrap. ; 166pp, illustrated.; Université De Lusanne, Faculté Des Lettres. Section Des Sciences De L'Antiquité; 166 pages 
Price: 33.00 USD
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36 Empedocles; Brad Inwood THE POEM OF EMPEDOCLES A Text and Translation
University of Toronto Press 1992 0802059716 / 9780802059710 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers and pocket. Adhesive stain on front board. Light bumping to top corner. Light edgewear. ; Phoenix Supplementary Volume; 9.75 x 1.25 x 6.5 Inches; 320 pages 
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37 Esser, Albert DAS ANTLITZ DER BLINDHEIT IN DER ANTIKE Die Kulturellen Und Medizinhistorischen Ausstrahlungen Des Blindenproblems in Den Antiken Quellen.
E. J. Brill 1961 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Very faint shelfwear. ; Janus Supplements 4; 192 pages 
Price: 38.00 USD
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38 Farrington, Benjamin SCIENCE AND POLITICS IN THE ANCIENT WORLD
George Allen & Unwin, Ltd. 1965 Second Edition Softcover Very Good- 
Pencil marginalia to a couple of pages. Spine creased with colour loss. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (Robert Brown). Else VG. ; Unwin University Books 29; 243 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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39 Farrington, Benjamin SCIENCE IN ANTIQUITY
Oxford University Press 1947 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Scholar's name to ffep (Philippa Goold née Forder). Endpapers browned. Minor foxing. DJ has chipping and tears with some browning to DJ spine. ; Home University Library of Modern Knowledge; 256 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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40 Flashar, Hellmut (Hrsg. ) ANTIKE MEDIZIN
Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 1971 3534045041 / 9783534045044 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Very light shelfwear else fine. ; Wege Der Forschung 221 (CCXXI) ; 525 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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41 Follinger, Sabine WAS IST ,LEBEN'? Aristoteles Anschauungen Zur Entstehung Und Funktionsweise Von Leben. Akten Der Tagung Vom 23.-26. August 2006 in Bamberg
Franz Steiner Verlag 2010 3515092447 / 9783515092449 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Philosophie Der Antike (Pha) Band 27; 432 pages; How did Aristotle, the founder of scientific biology, define life? In this volume, which collects the contributions to a conference held in 2006, philologists, philosophers and biologists approach this question. They study how Aristotles concept of the soul relates to his perception of life; how he evaluates the different criteria that, according to him, constitute life; how he uses those criteria to define different organic structures; whether there exists a unified definition of life in Aristotles philosophy; aspects of procreation and ontogenesis; the relationship between individuals and species; the reception of Aristotles theories. Essays in English and German 
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42 Frau, Benvenuto I POLYSPASTOS Note Di Tecnologia Meccanica Antica E Altri Mezzi Di Sollevamento
Gruppo Archeologico Romano 1980 Softcover Very Good 
Former owner's name on front wrap. Spine lightly browned. ; Entire text written in Italian with illustrations. ; 84 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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43 Freely, John ALADDIN'S LAMP How Greek Science Came to Europe Through the Islamic World
Alfred A. Knopf 2009 030726534X / 9780307265340 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Aladdin’s Lamp is the fascinating story of how ancient Greek philosophy and science began in the sixth century B. C. And, during the next millennium, spread across the Greco-Roman world, producing the remarkable discoveries and theories of Thales, Pythagoras, Hippocrates, Plato, Aristotle, Euclid, Archimedes, Galen, Ptolemy, and many others. John Freely explains how, as the Dark Ages shrouded Europe, scholars in medieval Baghdad translated the works of these Greek thinkers into Arabic, spreading their ideas throughout the Islamic world from Central Asia to Spain, with many Muslim scientists, most notably Avicenna, Alhazen, and Averroës, adding their own interpretations to the philosophy and science they had inherited. Freely goes on to show how, beginning in the twelfth century, these texts by Islamic scholars were then translated from Arabic into Latin, sparking the emergence of modern science at the dawn of the Renaissance, which climaxed in the Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth century. ; 320 pages 
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44 French, Roger & Frank Greenaway (Eds. ) SCIENCE IN THE EARLY ROMAN EMPIRE Pliny the Elder, His Sources and Influence
Croom Helm 1986 0709910843 / 9780709910848 Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Foxing/dustsoiling to top of textblock. Foxing to endpapers and DJ flaps (a bit heavy). Internally clean. ; 287 pages 
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45 Friedrich, Wolf-Harmut & (Trans. by Gabriele Wright & Peter Jones) & (Pref. by Peter Jones) & Appendix by K. B. Saunders WOUNDING AND DEATH IN THE ILIAD Homeric Techniques of Description
Duckworth 2003 0715629832 / 9780715629833 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Faint foxing to top of textblock else book is fine. Very light shelfwear to DJ. Dustjacket is protected in mylar. ; W. H. Friedrich's "Verwundung und Tod in Der Ilias", originally published in 1956, discusses in detail the plausibility (or otherwise) of the wounds received on the Homeric battlefield and is therefore of considerable interest to historians of medicine. It also makes a serious and sustained effort to grapple with the question of style, and thus confronts an issue which oral theory has scarcely touched. Peter Jones adds a preface briefly locating the work within the terms of oral theory. A medical analyses in a full appendix is also added. ; 192 pages 
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46 Galen; Arthur John Brock ( Trans. ) GALEN: ON THE NATURAL FACULTIES With an English Translation
Harvard University Press & William Heinemann 1952 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket 
Very Minor shelfwear to book. DJ spine is slightly browned and has light edgewear with chipping to base of spine. ; Loeb Classical Library No. 71; 339 pages 
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47 Galen; Arthur John Brock ( Trans. ) GALEN: ON THE NATURAL FACULTIES With an English Translation
William Heinemann & G. P. Putnam's Sons 1916 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (Robert Brown). Pages tanned. Small chip to head of spine. ; Loeb Classical Library No. 71; 339 pages 
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48 Geymonat, Mario & Luciano Canfora IL GRANDE ARCHIMEDE
Sandro Teti Editore 2006 8888249125 / 9788888249124 Softcover Near Fine Signed by Author
Gift inscription to ffep in pen by author. Else very minor shelfwear. ; 137 pages; Signed by Author 
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49 Gingerich, Owen ELEVEN-DIGIT REGULAR SEXAGESIMALS AND THEIR RECIPROCALS
The American Philosophical Society 1965 Softcover Very Good 
Previous owner's name on title-page. Minor creasing to corners of wraps and along spine. ; An extensive table of regular sexagesimals and their reciprocals printed as an aid to Babylonian mathematical cuneiform texts. ; Transactions of the American Philosophical Society New Series - Volume 55, Part 8; 38 pages 
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50 Hankinson, R. J. (Ed. ) THE CAMBRIDGE COMPANION TO GALEN
Cambridge University Press 2008 0521819547 / 9780521819541 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Light scuffing to boards with small pen mark to front board. ; Galen of Pergamum (AD 129-c.216) was the most influential doctor of later antiquity, whose work was to influence medical theory and practice for more than fifteen hundred years. He was a prolific writer on anatomy, physiology, diagnosis and prognosis, pulse-doctrine, pharmacology, therapeutics, and the theory of medicine; but he also wrote extensively on philosophical topics, making original contributions to logic and the philosophy of science, and outlining a scientific epistemology which married a deep respect for empirical adequacy with a commitment to rigorous rational exposition and demonstration. He was also a vigorous polemicist, deeply involved in the doctrinal disputes among the medical schools of his day. This volume offers an introduction to and overview of Galen's achievement in all these fields, while seeking also to evaluate that achievement in the light of the advances made in Galen scholarship over the past thirty years. ; Cambridge Companions to Philosophy; 476 pages 
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