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Theory – artes mechanicae and scientia naturalis
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The Sources for a History of Knowledge of Technology

Prior to the 15th century, there are scant written sources that might provide information about the level, structure, and status of artisanal and technologi…

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Thomas Hänseroth, “Theory – artes mechanicae and scientia naturalis”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages. Consulted online on 22 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_bema_SIM_033933>
First published online: 2016



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