CHEMISTRY THROUGH THE AGES - CHEMISTRY THROUGH THE AGES - CHEMISTRY THROUGH THE AGES
Chemistry of the Roman Empire ( 0 A.D. - 500 A.D.).
Chemistry is founded in Hellenistic Alexandria as a fusion of the technical arts of primitive civilisations with the speculations of the ancient Greeks.
Zosimos of Panopolis founds a school in Alexandria in which pupils learn the basic chemical operations as well as the art of camouflaging ordinary metals to pass for gold.
Indian treatise ,"Arthasatra" , gives details on mining, metallurgy, medicine, pyrotechincs, poisons. fermented liquors, and sugar.
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