Book ID: CBB000470942

Homo Faber: Studies on Nature, Technology, and Science at the Time of Pompeii (2002)


Ciarallo, Annamaria (Editor)
Renn, Jürgen (Editor)
Castagnetti, Giuseppe (Editor)
Divarci, Lindy (Editor)
Rieger, Simone (Editor)

L'Erma di Bretschneider

Publication Date: 2002
Physical Details: 187 pp.; ill.
Language: English

Description Presented at a conference at the Deutsches Museum, Munich, 21-22 March 2000. “The contributors explore craftmanship and technology, and practical and theoretical knowledge at the time of Pompeii, looking in particular at hydraulics, vines and wine production, glass, ancient `machines', optics and visual arts, meteorology, medical knowledge and mechanics.” (from the publisher)

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Authors & Contributors
Alfonso-Goldfarb, Ana Maria
Flemming, Rebecca
Neuburger, Albert
Besnier, Bernard
Gigandet, Alain
Lévy, Carlos
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Phoenix: Journal of the Classical Association of Canada
Archives of Natural History
Substantia: An International Journal of the History of Chemistry
Oxford University Press
Kegan Paul International
Éditions Latomus
Cambridge University Press
Walker & Company
Biblioteca di testi e studi
Crafts and craftspeople
Science and technology, relationships
Celsus, Aulus Cornelius
Descartes, René
Augustine, Saint
Time Periods
17th century
Early modern
Pompeii (Italy)
Middle and Near East
Hellenistic world
Jesuits (Society of Jesus)
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli

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