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Dumbarton Oaks Studies 36


Two Tenth-Century Instructional Manuals by “Heron of Byzantium”

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780884022701

Publication Date: 01/01/2000


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  • Foreword
  • List of Abbreviations and Bibliography
  • List of Illustrations
  • Introduction
  • Sigla
  • Texts and Translations
    • Parangelmata Poliorcetica
    • Geodesia
  • Commentaries
    • Parangelmata Poliorcetica
    • Geodesia
  • Appendix: The Measurements in the Hippodrome
  • Illustrations
  • Indices
    • Greek Indices
      • General
      • Proper Names
      • Proper Adjectives and Places
      • Rare Terms
    • English Index

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