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Greek Seismology
Being an Annotated Sourcebook of
Earthquake Theories and Concepts
in Classical Antiquity

Greek Seismology Being an Annotated Sourcebook of Earthquake Theories and Concepts in Classical Antiquity

This is a free, online textbook.  According to the site, "Earthquake references abound in the literature of ancient Greece and Rome. They are found in many contexts, from a simple comment to detailed location and graphic description of a given event. This sort of information is relatively common. But another kind of information only rarely occurs. There are a few writers who give the causes of earthquakes -- actual earthquake theories. This book gathers and organizes full quotations from ancient works containing such theory references. It is a small, interesting story in the history of science: the beginnings of theoretical seismology."

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