Greek and Roman Medicine

Greek and Roman Medicine

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Description

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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 136 x 212 x 6mm | 117.93g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Bristol Classical Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1, black & white illustrations
  • 1853995452
  • 9781853995453
  • 585,822

About Helen King

Helen King is Professor of Classical Studies at the Open University.show more