320 BCE Botany

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Theophrastus botany


Enquiry into Plants

Edible plants

Theophrastus was Aristotle’s student, successor, and literary executor. In some respects, his Enquiry into Plants can be seen as a textbook example, for the time, of how to conduct a scientific investigation and publish useful results.

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