Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Medicine, Science, and Technology in the Ancient World
CLAS 2207 Medicine, Science, and Technology in the Ancient World
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:In this course students examine concepts of medicine, science, and technology in ancient Greece and Rome. Students will investigate ancient ideas about the human body, diseases, their causes and treatments. They will also examine the many remarkable innovations and accomplishments in science, technology and engineering as well as the ancient cultural and social context that prevented the development of our modern concept of accelerated progress in these fields.