Time in Antiquity

Time in Antiquity

by Robert Hannah
     
 

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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

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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:
9781134323159
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/26/2008
Series:
Sciences of Antiquity Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
3 MB

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