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[Download] ➺ The Map of Knowledge ➿ Violet Moller – Areyoubetteroff.co In The Map of Knowledge Violet Moller traces the journey taken by the ideas of three of the greatest scientists of antiuity – Euclid Galen and Ptolemy – through seven cities and over a thousand yeIn The Map of Knowledge Violet Moller traces the journey taken by the ideas of three of the greatest scientists of antiuity – Euclid Galen and Ptolemy – through seven cities and over a thousand years In it we follow them from sixth century Alexandria to ninth century Baghdad from Muslim Cordoba to Catholic Toledo from Salerno’s medieval medical school to Palermo.

Capital of Sicily’s vibrant mix of cultures and – finally – to Venice where that great merchant city’s printing presses would enable Euclid’s geometry Ptolemy’s system of the stars and Galen’s vast body of writings on medicine to spread even widely In tracing these fragile strands of knowledge from century to century from east to west and north to south.

knowledge free The Map free The Map of Knowledge ePUBCapital of Sicily’s vibrant mix of cultures and – finally – to Venice where that great merchant city’s printing presses would enable Euclid’s geometry Ptolemy’s system of the stars and Galen’s vast body of writings on medicine to spread even widely In tracing these fragile strands of knowledge from century to century from east to west and north to south.

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  1. Darrin Darrin says:

    Kindle The Map of Knowledge MOBI ì The Map PDF/EPUB ² õ areyoubetteroff.co õ knowledge free, The Map free, The Map of Knowledge ePUBThere was a program on PBS when I was in middle or high school that was I think produced in the UKlike most really good science programs The program was called Connections and it would take a subject and connect all the historical dots as to how it came about and sometimes the connec


  2. Amy Clarke Amy Clarke says:

    Kindle The Map of Knowledge MOBI ì The Map PDF/EPUB ² õ areyoubetteroff.co õ knowledge free, The Map free, The Map of Knowledge ePUBThis book is an interesting discussion of how classical ideas made their way through history It follows the writings of three Ancient Greek scientists Ptolemy Euclid and Galen


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    Kindle The Map of Knowledge MOBI ì The Map PDF/EPUB ² õ areyoubetteroff.co õ knowledge free, The Map free, The Map of Knowledge ePUBGreat book to read Easy to follow and keeps things interesting jumping from city to city among centuries to follow the birth of the printed knowledge It has a lot of references to classic works of literature and to the culture where they developed Read if you are into classical history


  4. Leftbanker Leftbanker says:

    Kindle The Map of Knowledge MOBI ì The Map PDF/EPUB ² õ areyoubetteroff.co õ knowledge free, The Map free, The Map of Knowledge ePUBI was very disappointed in this as I was expecting a lot and for it to be a lot interesting Instead it reads like a Wikipedia page The author bends over backwards to point out that the Muslim world was keeping the light on in the sciences during Christian Europe’s Dark AgesFirst of all I was fully aware of the contribution to scholarship in the Arab world during the centuries of their short lived dominance I studied Arabic and the Muslim world for many years Her exuberance to inform the ignorant of the Arab achievements at times seemed to be unnecessary cheerleading or a lecture on political correctness She points out again and again the lack of medical education in Europe during the centuries between the fall of Rome and the Renaissance but what did anyone anywhere contribute to medical science in that era? Not much It wasn’t until the late years of the 19th century that any real progress was made in medicineShe includes only a


  5. Nina Nina says:

    Kindle The Map of Knowledge MOBI ì The Map PDF/EPUB ² õ areyoubetteroff.co õ knowledge free, The Map free, The Map of Knowledge ePUBA very interesting book that answered a uestion that I now wonder why I never thought to ask it what happened to all the science and philosophy of the ancient world during the thousand years of the Dark Ages when in most of Europe C


  6. Fraser Kinnear Fraser Kinnear says:

    Kindle The Map of Knowledge MOBI ì The Map PDF/EPUB ² õ areyoubetteroff.co õ knowledge free, The Map free, The Map of Knowledge ePUBMoller traces the history of Galen Euclid and Ptolemy as their ideas are first written down then fostered in the Middle East and re introduced to Midevil Europe at the start of the RenissanceLimiting the scope of Classical transmission to these men and not including say Aristotle seems a bit odd interesting trivia Aristotle was the first person known to have a private collection of books But I'm actually disappointed in Moller's focus on telling the story of the transcription efforts instead of the intellectual history of how these authors' ideas transformed over time So much of this book wa


  7. Thomas W Thomas W says:

    Kindle The Map of Knowledge MOBI ì The Map PDF/EPUB ² õ areyoubetteroff.co õ knowledge free, The Map free, The Map of Knowledge ePUBMost students in the USA have had only a Euro centric perspective of history provided to them exclusively with a Christian White view leaving out massive accomplishments of non Christian cultures For instance the Dark Ages happened largely just in Europe but not necessa


  8. Annie Annie says:

    Kindle The Map of Knowledge MOBI ì The Map PDF/EPUB ² õ areyoubetteroff.co õ knowledge free, The Map free, The Map of Knowledge ePUBIn The Map of Knowledge Violet Moller traces the transmission of knowledge from the ancient Mediterranean via the Abbasid and Umayyad caliphates and centuries of scholars and translators from 500 CE to the European Renaissance This summary might sou


  9. Tina Tina says:

    Kindle The Map of Knowledge MOBI ì The Map PDF/EPUB ² õ areyoubetteroff.co õ knowledge free, The Map free, The Map of Knowledge ePUBYou might like this audiobook like I did if you like to learn about the start of religious thoughts science medicine and books


  10. Christopher Christopher says:

    Kindle The Map of Knowledge MOBI ì The Map PDF/EPUB ² õ areyoubetteroff.co õ knowledge free, The Map free, The Map of Knowledge ePUBEnlightening survey of math science and medicine from late classical times to the beginning of the Renaissance Mo


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