Ancient

Download Ancient sources of the medieval tradition of mechanics: by Wilbur Richard Knorr PDF

By Wilbur Richard Knorr

Show description

Read Online or Download Ancient sources of the medieval tradition of mechanics: Greek, Arabic, and Latin studies of the balance PDF

Best ancient books

Soldiers, Citizens, And The Symbols Of War: From Classical Greece To Republican Rome, 500-167 B.c. (History and Warfare.)

During this finished assessment of historical battle, Antonio Santosuosso explores how the tactical and strategic ideas of war replaced among the start of the 5th century b. c. and the center of the second one century b. c. and why the West—Greece, Macedonia, and Rome—triumphed over the East—understood geographically as Persia or ideologically as Carthage.

Constructing Early Christian Families: Family as Social Reality and Metaphor

The relations is a topical factor for reports of the traditional global. kinfolk, family and kinship have diversified connotations in antiquity from their sleek ones. This quantity expands that dialogue to enquire the early Christian family members constructions in the better Graeco-Roman context. specific emphasis is given to how kinfolk metaphors, equivalent to 'brotherhood' functionality to explain family members in early Christian groups.

Greek vases, images, contexts and controversies: proceedings of the conference sponsored by the Center for the Ancient Mediterranean at Columbia University, 23-24 March 2002

This quantity bargains with Greek painted vases, exploring them from numerous methodological issues of view and relocating past the normal concentrate on connoisseurship and elegance. the quantity, which represents the court cases of a world convention sponsered by means of the heart for the traditional Mediterranean at Columbia collage, is an attempt to use the titanic richness of those vases by utilizing them to check basic cultural background.

Ancient Poetic Etymology: The Pelopids: Fathers and Sons (Palingenesia. Schriftenreihe für Klassische Altertumswissenschaft)

The opportunity of historic Greek poetic etymologizing and its reception in antiquity are analyzed with new interpretive versions. the writer reports poetic etymology in a holistic and integrative demeanour, as a device of thematic and narrative unification. decide upon passages from Homer and archaic lyric poetry give you the matrix for etymological styles; their validity is tested in an intertextual examine of the names of Pelops and his relations.

Extra info for Ancient sources of the medieval tradition of mechanics: Greek, Arabic, and Latin studies of the balance

Sample text

Kar. VIII. In this section we have perceived the logical connections between the results in L. Can. and those in the writings on the qarastun. The rules proposed in L. Can. III and in K. Qar. VIII are in essence the same. Yet the Arabic proof of L. Qar. VIII is remarkably inept, apparently the effort by an editor who knew the rule and by proceeding backward from the rule to the givens of the problem attempted in a most cumbersome way to compose its proof. By contrast, the proof adopted in the Latin version, L.

In this section we have perceived the logical connections between the results in L. Can. and those in the writings on the qarastun. The rules proposed in L. Can. III and in K. Qar. VIII are in essence the same. Yet the Arabic proof of L. Qar. VIII is remarkably inept, apparently the effort by an editor who knew the rule and by proceeding backward from the rule to the givens of the problem attempted in a most cumbersome way to compose its proof. By contrast, the proof adopted in the Latin version, L.

It has to be supported by invoking the general principle of equilibrium. Now, since the last-stated ratio equals L+h:2Lb, therefore W=(Wa-Wb)X{La+h)-+-2h. The writer leaves the result in this form, identical with that stated in L. , without reintroducing the expression he had derived for Wa-Wb. In effect, he is indicating his preference for that form of the rule given in L. Can. III over the form actually proposed at the start of his own theorem. From this sketch of the proof of L. Kar. VIII it may already be evident that the result on which it depends, which is proved in L.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.33 of 5 – based on 15 votes