Courtney A. Roby
Ancient Greek and Roman science and technology; literature and science; scientific diagrams; scientific models; distributed cognition; models in ancient science
Current Research Interest
Hero of Alexandria; science of early Greek alchemy; distributed cognition; models in ancient science
Roby, Courtney. “Framing Technologies in Hero and Ptolemy.” In The Frame in Classical Art: A Cultural History, edited by Michael Squire and Verity Platt, 514-543. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Roby, Courtney. Technical Ekphrasis in Ancient Science and Literature: The Written Machine between Alexandria and Rome. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Cornell Research Website Article
Ancient Scientific and Technical Texts