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Ancient Botany

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780415311205

ISBN10:
0415311209
Format:
Nonspecific Binding
Pub. Date:
8/7/2015
Publisher(s):
Routledge

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What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 8/7/2015.
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  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.

Summary

Examining writers and collating information from contemporary sources, this is the first book to ever be published on this subject. Gavin Hardy's study of botany in the ancient world is a tremendous contribution to the field, and one to which generations of classicists will turn for help.

Table of Contents

1. Early References to Plants in Greek Literature 2. The Botanical Works of Theophrastus of Eresus 3. Cryptogamic Plants in Ancient Botany 4. The Study of Plants after Theophrastus up to the Medical Botany of Dioscorides and Galen 5. The Transmission of Ancient Botany to the Renaissance


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