Item Details

From Magic to Science: Essays on the Scientific Twilight

Singer, Charles
Format
Book
Published
New York, Dover Publications [1958]
Language
English
Contents
  • --Science under the Roman empire.
  • The dark ages and the dawn of science.
  • The Lorica of Gildas the Briton.
  • Early English magic and medicine.
  • Early herbals.
  • The visions of Hildegard of Bingen.
  • The school of Salerno and its legends.
Description
253 p. illus. 21 cm.
Notes
  • An unabridged republication of the first edition of 1928 with an Autobiographical preface especially written for this edition by the author.
  • Mainly reprints from various scientific publications.
Publisher no.
41327
Technical Details
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