Ancient Medicine (Sciences of Antiquity Series)

Vivian Nutton

The first variation of Ancient Medicine used to be the main entire exam of the drugs of the traditional global for 100 years. the hot variation contains the most important discoveries made because the first variation, specifically from very important texts found in fresh reveals of papyri and manuscripts, making it the main accomplished and up to date survey available.

Vivian Nutton can pay specific recognition to the lifestyles and paintings of medical professionals in groups, hyperlinks among drugs and magic, and examines different methods to drugs around the old global. the recent variation comprises extra on Rufus and Galen in addition to augmented info on Babylonia, Hellenistic medication and past due Antiquity.

With lately came across texts made obtainable for the 1st time, and supplying new proof, this vast exploration demanding situations presently held views, and proves a useful source for college students of either classics and the background of medicine.

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