By Liba Taub

The first publication of its type in English, Ancient Meteorology discusses Greek and Roman methods and attitudes to this huge self-discipline, which in classical antiquity incorporated not just 'weather', yet occurrences comparable to earthquakes and comets that this day will be considered as geological, astronomical or seismological.

The variety and variety of this literature highlights the query of scholarly authority in antiquity and illustrates how writers answered to the meteorological info offered by way of their literary predecessors.

Ancient Meteorology might be a worthwhile reference software for classicists and people with an curiosity within the background of technology.

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