This 2007 book uses five case-studies to set ancient technical knowledge in its political, social and intellectual context.For a person who knows medicine in this way waits the least for luck (tyche), but would do well with or without luck. ... and it does not come through prayer; but knowledge is governed, and has good luck whenever the person who has knowledge uses it.54 ... The text contrasts learning medicine and learning how to write:anbsp;...
|Title||:||Technology and Culture in Greek and Roman Antiquity|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2007-08-02|