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Fascinating subject but the content of the book itself leaves much to be desired John Freely has a way about his writing that makes the pages flow quickly but he attempts to force so much dense mathematical background into his history that you are left remembering only a few details At times it seems that he is merely showing off his knowledge Once he enters the Scientific Revolution the writing, and the content, quickly improve and finally the sense that every piece of information is truly important His conclusion, dealing with recent discoveries relating to Archimedes, fails to convey the deeper points of the book by not only briefly attempting to connect the history of Greek science with modern developments Worth reading for a cursory history. {READ EPUB} ´ The Flame of Miletus: The Birth of Science in Ancient Greece ò Miletus One Of The Wealthiest And Most Important Towns In Ancient Greece It Was Here, On The Aegean Coast Of Asia Minor, In The Th Century BC, That The Great Traditions Of Greek Science And Philosophy Sparked Into Life, Setting In Motion A Chain Of Knowledge That Would Change The World, Forever This Is The Extraordinary Story Of Greek Science From Its Earliest Beginnings Through Its Development In Classical Athens And Hellenistic Alexandria And Its Subsequent Diffusion To The Wider World Most Histories Of Greek Science End With The Collapse Of The Graeco Roman World In Late Antiquity And The Closing Of All Classical Schools Of Pagan Philosophy In AD But Acclaimed Historian John Freely Here Continues The Story To Tell Of How The Elements Of Greek Scientific And Philosophical Learning Were Adopted By The Islamic World And The Transmission Of Graeco Islamic Science To Western Europe, As Well As The Preservation Of Hellenic Culture In Byzantium And Its Profound Influence On The European Renaissance And Our Modern World