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Artes mechanicae
(3,935 words)

To mine texts from prior to the Late Middle Ages for information on the history of technological knowledge while avoiding the danger of simply projecting modern conceptions of science onto the Middle …

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Thomas Hänseroth, “Artes mechanicae”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages. Consulted online on 20 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_bema_SIM_033934>
First published online: 2016



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