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Ancient Medicine (Sciences of Antiquity)



The first edition of Ancient Medicine was the most complete examination of the medicine of the ancient world for a hundred years. The new edition includes the key discoveries made since the first edition, especially from important texts discovered in recent finds of papyri and manuscripts, making it the most comprehensive and up-to-date survey available.



Vivian Nutton pays particular attention to the life and work of doctors in communities, links between medicine and magic, and examines the…

Ancient Medicine

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Vivian Nutton | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9780415520942
ISBN 13 : 0415520940

The first edition of Ancient Medicine was the most complete examination of the medicine of the ancient world for a hundred years. The new edition includes the key discoveries made ..

Ancient Botany

Pub Date : 2015-10-05 | Author : Gavin Hardy | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134386789
ISBN 13 : 1134386788

Gavin Hardy and Laurence Totelin have brought together their botanical and historical knowledge to produce this unique overview of ancient botany. It examines all the founding text..

Health In Antiquity

Pub Date : 2004-08-02 | Author : Helen King | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134599738
ISBN 13 : 1134599730

How healthy were people in ancient Greece and Rome, and how did they think about maintaining and restoring their health? For students of classics, history or the history of medicin..

Medicine And Philosophy In Classical Antiquity

Pub Date : 2005-05-12 | Author : Philip J. van der Eijk | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 1139443534
ISBN 13 : 9781139443531

This work brings together Philip van der Eijk's previously published essays on the close connections that existed between medicine and philosophy throughout antiquity. Medical auth..

Hippocrates Woman

Pub Date : 2002-01-04 | Author : Helen King | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781134772216
ISBN 13 : 1134772211

Hippocrates' Woman demonstrates the role of Hippocratic ideas about the female body in the subsequent history of western gynaecology. It examines these ideas not only in the social..

Diseases In The Ancient Greek World

Pub Date : 1991-03-01 | Author : Mirko D. Grmek | Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 0801842255
ISBN 13 : 9780801842252

To uncover this 'nosological reality, ' Mirko D. Grmek has fashioned a vast array of techniques into a new, multidisciplinary approach that combines philology, paleopathology, pale..

Dreams Healing And Medicine In Greece

Pub Date : 2013-06-28 | Author : Professor Steven M Oberhelman | Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN 10 : 9781409474395
ISBN 13 : 1409474399

This volume centers on dreams in Greek medicine from the fifth-century B.C.E. Hippocratic Regimen down to the modern era. Medicine is here defined in a wider sense than just formal..

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