March 1938); married second, Miriam Friedman, February 21, 1941. Children—Susan, William. Instructor classical langs.
Townsend Harris High School, New York City, 1923-1942. Member of faculty City College New York, since 1943, professor classical langs., department chairman, since 1957. Member Institute Advanced Study, Princeton, 1953.
Visiting professor of history of science Harvard University, 1964. Carnegie fellow Greek and Roman science Johns Hopkins, 1941-1943. Guggenheim fellow, 1945.
Author: The Copa, 1930. (with Morris R. Cohen) A Source Book in Greek Science, 1948. Caelius Aurelianus On Acute and Chronic Diseases, 1950.
(with Miriam Drabkin) Caelius Aurelianus Gynaecia, 1951. (with Stillman Drake) Galileo Galilei On Motion and On Mechanics, 1960. Also articles Member editorial committee Isis, Journal History of Science Society, 1952-1963.