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agricultural writers

M. Stephen Spurr.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature; History of Science and Technology. 344 words.

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Albinus (2) , writer on music, geometry, and dialectic

Edward Courtney and R. A. Kaster.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature; History of Science and Technology. 120 words.

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Andreas, d. 217 BCE

Antony Spawforth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature; History of Science and Technology. 78 words.

Physician and court doctor of *Ptolemy (1) IV (Philopator), follower of *Herophilus. Works: Νάρθηξ (a pharmacopoeia, with descriptions of plants and roots); Περὶ δακέτων (on snake-bites); Περὶ τῶν...

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Aretaeus

William David Ross.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature; History of Science and Technology. 83 words.

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Athenaeus (2) Mechanicus

Eric William Marsden.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature; History of Science and Technology; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 42 words.

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Morsimus

Andrew Brown.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature; History of Science and Technology. 41 words.

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Pliny (1) the Elder , 23/24–79 ce

Nicholas Purcell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature; History of Science and Technology; Ancient Roman History. 1112 words.

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Pompeius Trogus

Alexander Hugh McDonald and Antony Spawforth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature; History of Science and Technology; Ancient Roman History. 223 words.

Trogus Pompeius, a Romanized Vocontian from Gallia Narbonensis (see gaul (transalpine)), author of zoological, and perhaps botanical works, now lost, and the Philippic Histories (Historiae...

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Porphyry, music theory

Andrew Barker.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature; History of Science and Technology. 152 words.

Like many philosophers and Christian fathers, Porphyry was suspicious of real *music but not of musical theory. The introduction to his incomplete Commentary on Ptolemy's Harmonics explains...

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Ptolemy (4) , mathematical writer

G. J. Toomer and Alexander Jones.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Literature; History of Science and Technology. 1649 words.

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