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Death and Disease in the Ancient City

Death and Disease in the Ancient City

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Edited by Valerie M. Hope, Edited by Eireann Marshall

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  • Publisher: ROUTLEDGE
  • Format: Paperback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 168mm x 239mm x 18mm | 386g
  • Publication date: 31 January 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0415619327
  • ISBN 13: 9780415619325
  • Sales rank: 1,542,538

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This innovative volume draws on recent research in archaeology, ancient history and the history of medicine to discuss how people in the ancient world understood and dealt with illness and death in the urban environment.

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'This is an ambitious and stimulating collection of essays built around a strong central theme. - Rachel Hall Sternberg, The College of Wooster 'For the interplay of religious dread and mundane practical concerns, as well as for issues of prestige and disgrace and other matters of wide concern, there are useful conclusions and insights and a host of well digested and fascinating data.' - Mortality