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Geographical Thought: Greeks and Romans

What do you think is the relation between Kalidasa's Meghdoot and Homer's Odyssey? Who was the first to divide the circle into 360 degrees? What on earth is a gnomon! And, who propounded that when two parallel lines are crossed diagonally by a straight line, the opposite angles are equal? If you are fumbling for answers to the questions above, read on. It is important that we have a firm grasp on the origins of any science in order to...

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