Published August 22, 2003
by Routledge .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||304|
'Ancient Meteorology' discusses Greek & Roman approaches to this broad discipline, which for them included earthquakes & comets. The range & diversity of the literature highlights the question of scholarly authority in antiquity & illustrates how writers responded to . Chapter 1 ANCIENT METEOROLOGY IN GREECE AND ROME: AN INTRODUCTION --chapter 2 PREDICTION AND THE ROLE OF TRADITION: ALMANACS AND SIGNS, PARAPE GMATA AND POEMS --chapter 3 EXPLAINING DIFFICULT PHENOMENA --chapter 4 METEOROLOGY AS A MEANS TO AN END: PHILOSOPHERS AND POETS --chapter 5 AN ENCYCLOPEDIC APPROACH. . Ancient Meteorology By Liba Taub | Pages | ISBN: , | PDF | 4 MBThe first book of its kind in English, discusses Greek and Roman approaches and attitudes to this broad discipline, which in classical antiquity included not only 'weather', but occurrences such as. Chapter 1, “Ancient Meteorology in Greece and Rome: An Introduction,” explains the aims of the book, to cover ancient attempts at both prediction and explanation of weather phenomena. The meaning of meteora in ancient Greek is brieﬂy discussed, This content downloaded from on Tue, 12 Aug AM.
Meteorology (Greek: Μετεωρολογικά; Latin: Meteorologica or Meteora) is a treatise by text discusses what Aristotle believed to have been all the affections common to air and water, and the kinds and parts of the earth and the affections of its parts. It turns out though for the Ancient Greeks that the study of meteorology didn’t only include what we would call weather phenomena (things like snow, rain, hail, wind), but also included some things that we would regard as astronomical phenomena. For example, comets, but also geological or seismological phenomena, including earthquakes. Meteorology is a branch of the atmospheric sciences which includes atmospheric chemistry and atmospheric physics, with a major focus on weather study of meteorology dates back millennia, though significant progress in meteorology did not occur until the 18th 19th century saw modest progress in the field after weather observation networks were formed across . Ancient Greeks, as well as other civilizations of that time, often attributed weather changes and natural phenomena to the example, lightning was a .
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