Time in Antiquity / Edition 1

Time in Antiquity / Edition 1

by Robert Hannah
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415331560

ISBN-13: 9780415331562

Pub. Date: 02/06/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Time in Antiquity explores the different perceptions of time from Classical antiquity, principally through the technology designed to measure, mark or tell time. The material discussed ranges from the sixth century BC in archaic Greece to the 3rd century AD in the Roman Empire, and offers fascinating insights into ordinary people's perceptions of time and

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Overview

Time in Antiquity explores the different perceptions of time from Classical antiquity, principally through the technology designed to measure, mark or tell time. The material discussed ranges from the sixth century BC in archaic Greece to the 3rd century AD in the Roman Empire, and offers fascinating insights into ordinary people's perceptions of time and time-keeping instruments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415331562
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/06/2009
Series:
Sciences of Antiquity Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Time in Antiquity: An Introduction 2. Cosmic Time 3. Marking Time 4. Telling Time 5. Measuring Time 6. Conceptions of Time 7. Epilogue

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