By Liba Taub

The first publication of its variety in English, Ancient Meteorology discusses Greek and Roman methods and attitudes to this large self-discipline, which in classical antiquity incorporated not just 'weather', yet occurrences equivalent to earthquakes and comets that this present day will be considered as geological, astronomical or seismological.


The diversity and variety of this literature highlights the query of scholarly authority in antiquity and illustrates how writers answered to the meteorological details provided through their literary predecessors.


Ancient Meteorology may be a worthwhile reference software for classicists and people with an curiosity within the heritage of technological know-how.

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