Greek and Roman Medicine

ISBN-10: 1853995452

ISBN-13: 9781853995453

Edition: 2001

Authors: Helen King

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This introduction to ancient medical systems asks how the experience of illness and the role of medicine were understood in the Greek and Roman worlds. Although topics such as the development of anatomical knowledge are covered, the book focuses on the place of medicine within changing types of society.
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 10/25/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 84
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Preface
The origins of Greek medicine
Hippocratic medicine
The Plague of Athens
Alexandrian medicine
Greek medicine at Rome
Galen and his contemporaries
Curing illness
After ancient medicine
Conclusion
Suggestions for Further Study
Suggestions for Further Reading
Index
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