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Ancient Medicine (Sciences of Antiquity)



Ancient Medicine 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… Full description

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..

Greek Medicine

Pub Date : 2013-08-21 | Author : James Longrigg | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136782183
ISBN 13 : 1136782184

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company...

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..

Ancient Histories Of Medicine

Pub Date : 1999 | Author : Philip J. Eijk | Publisher : BRILL

ISBN 10 : 9004105557
ISBN 13 : 9789004105553

This collection of essays focuses on the ways in which Greek and Latin authors viewed and wrote about the history of medicine in the ancient world. Special attention is given to me..

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..

Herophilus The Art Of Medicine In Early Alexandria

Pub Date : 1989-04-20 | Author : Heinrich von Staden | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521236460
ISBN 13 : 9780521236461

Herophilus, a contemporary of Euclid, practiced medicine in Alexandria in the third century B.C., and seems to have been the first Western scientist to dissect the human body. He m..

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