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History of Asbestos: From 300 BC To This Day

The written history of asbestos begins with Teofastro, a disciple of Aristotle, which defined this material in his traditional, "Of the stones," written about three hundred B.C. Later, inside the first century, the geographer Strabo localized the primary deposit being mined to fabricate fireproof clothing at the island of Euboea. Dioscorides, a Greek physician current of Strabo, mentions in his e-book "De Materia Medica" artwork and recyclable scarves that had been given to the audience from the theater (this become because the asbestos scarves were easily wiped clean and whitened with hearth so it is able to bereuse in another function).

It also shows other use of asbestos in Cyprus. The writer names the call of the mineral asbestos. Plutarch tells us of theperennial flames that lit the Acropolis sprouting of lamps with asbestos wicks soaked in oil. Another present day author of the above, Pliny the Elder in his "Natural History" became the one who gave…