Medieval Science, Technology, and Medicine

Medieval Science, Technology, and Medicine

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Medieval Science, Technology, and Medicine details the whole scope of scientific knowledge in the medieval period in more than 300 A to Z entries. This resource discusses the research, application of knowledge, cultural and technology exchanges, experimentation, and achievements in the many disciplines related to science and technology. Coverage includes inventions, discoveries, concepts, places and fields of study, regions, and significant contributors to various fields of science. There are also entries on South-Central and East Asian science. This reference work provides an examination of medieval scientific tradition as well as an appreciation for the relationship between medieval science and the traditions it supplanted and those that replaced it. For a full list of entries, contributors, and more, visit the Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages website.Simply making a bow thicker does not make it more powerful. It may be ... Plate Armor The threat from crossbows meant that mail was regularly reinforced by some sort of rigid body defense from at least the thirteenth century. Several large anbsp;...

Title:Medieval Science, Technology, and Medicine
Author:Thomas F. Glick, Steven Livesey, Faith Wallis
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-01-27


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