By Vivian Nutton
The first version of Ancient Medicine used to be the main whole exam of the medication of the traditional global for 100 years. the hot variation comprises the main discoveries made because the first variation, specially from very important texts chanced on in fresh unearths of papyri and manuscripts, making it the main finished and up to date survey available.
Vivian Nutton can pay specific consciousness to the existence and paintings of medical professionals in groups, hyperlinks among drugs and magic, and examines the several methods to drugs around the old international. the recent version contains extra on Rufus and Galen in addition to augmented info on Babylonia, Hellenistic medication and overdue Antiquity.
With lately stumbled on texts made available for the 1st time, and offering new facts, this wide 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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Ancient Medicine (Sciences of Antiquity Series) by Vivian Nutton