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Science, Folklore and Ideology: Studies in the Life Sciences by G. E. R. Lloyd

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By G. E. R. Lloyd

Taking a collection of imperative matters from old Greek medication and biology, this e-book stories to start with, the interplay among clinical theorising and folklore or well known assumptions; secondly, the ideological personality of clinical inquiry. themes of curiosity within the philosphy and sociology of technological know-how illuminated right here comprise the connection among primitive concept and early technological know-how, the jobs of the consensus at the medical neighborhood, culture and the authority of the written textual content, within the improvement of technology.

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3), and almost certainly deposed from office (cf. , Per. 4). 5). , Hell. 101). Below the stratêgoi came the ten taxiarchoi, each commanding one of the ten taxeis into which the army was divided, and, like the stratêgoi, elected by the assembly. 3); in addition, there were two hipparchoi and ten phylarchoi in charge of the cavalry. At sea, squadrons and fleets were also commanded by stratêgoi, and at Arginousai there were ships described as ‘of the taxiarchoi’ and ‘of the nauarchoi’, which hints at a more complex naval hierarchy, though details are lacking.

If he is right, there is no need to think that they now needed any great urging from their allies. 4). 4). But if Thucydides has accurately reported what the Corinthians said, one may wonder what they meant. 6), when they were similarly dissatisfied with Spartan policy, the situation then was quite different. 2). If the Corinthians had any particular alliance in mind in 432, they surely meant one with the Athenians, and, if so, this was a real threat. Finally, if the second Spartan ultimatum is anything to go by, it would seem that the Spartans were also influenced by the Megarian complaints, and this makes sense if they now thought war was inevitable.

Here he says that it was during the events covered by the excursus that the Athenians made their empire stronger and themselves developed great power, while the Spartans, although they realized what was going on, did little or nothing to prevent it, ‘until the power of the Athenians clearly began to increase and they began to encroach on their [the Spartans’] alliance’. 3 Apart from the fact that it is questionable whether ancient wars were ever fought for this kind of reason, the hypothesis in this case rests on dubious evidence.

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