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Ordonner la diversité du vivant dans le Kitāb al-Ḥayawān d’al-Ğâḥiẓ (776-868)

by Meyssa Ben Saâd. — Book in French (Details)

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Anne TIHON, Anne-Marie DOYEN-HIGUET. — This paper traces the history of the « Louvain School » specialized in the edition of ancient scientific texts, especially works written in Greek from the Hellenistic period to the end of the Byzantine Empire in the field of the exact sciences…
 
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Charles de Lorraine et la mesure du temps

by Philippe PATER. — In French. Based on archival sources inherent to Charles de Lorraine, this book will provide the reader with a substantial amount of exclusive information on his collections of watches and clocks, his machinists and turners, his physicists and naturalists, on the watchmakers who worked not only for the prince, but also for his sister Anne-Charlotte. This work is illustrated with many unpublished photos (details)


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"La Description de l'Egypte" de Jean-Jacques Rifaud (1813-1826)

Marie-Cécile Bruwier, Wouter Claes and Arnaud Quertinmont (dir.). — Book in French. For the first time, the lithographic plates Jean-Jacques Rifaud (1786-1852) dedicated to Egypt are being published in their entirety. He aims to publish, on his own, a “Voyage en Égypte, en Nubie et lieux circonvoisins” (Travel in Egypt and Nubia and surrounding places) to complement the well-known “Description de l’Égypte” written by the many scholars and scientists of the French expedition. As in the “Description de l’Égypte”, the plates are related to Egyptian antiquities, natural history (botany and zoology) and ethnography…  (Details)

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Les mathématiques de l'Égypte ancienne

by Marianne Michel. — Book in French. Throughout the chapters, the reader will discover arithmetic problems (the calculation of unknown quantities, the calculation of square roots, arithmetic progressions), geometry problems (area calculations, volume calculations and slope calculations), etc. This book has not only a scientific, but also an educational purpose… (Details)

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