Mathematics: Ancient History and Its Modern Fates
Examines how the Scientific Revolution of the 16th and 17th centuries began with the revival of several tremendously important and formidably difficult works of Greek science.
Greek Astronomy: The Revival of an Ancient Science
Looks at one of the most powerful creations of Greek science, mathematical astronomy, created by Hipparchus in the second century B.C. and given final form by Ptolemy in the second century A.D.
Greek Numbers and Arithmetic
Briefly describes Attic and Ionian enumeration, how the ancient Greeks expressed large numbers and fractions, and basic calculation.
Science in Ancient Greece
Provides a brief over view of the mathematics, biology, and earth science of the age.
Ancient Greek Science
Offers profiles of notable Greek mathematicians, astronomers, inventors, and geographers of antiquity.
history for kids: Greek Science
Looks at how the ancient Greeks used science as a way of organizing the world and making order out of chaos.
Online exhibit exploring the foundations of modern Western medicine from mythical healers such as Asclepius to ancient writers such as Hippocrates, Aristotle, and Galen.
Origins of Greek Mathematics
Text from one of G. Donald Allen's lectures on the history of mathematics.
Tunnel of Eupalinos, The
Articles and images about the 3,400-foot aqueduct designed by Eupalinos of Megara and built through a mountain on the island of Samos in the 6th century BCE.