By Vivian Nutton
The first version of Ancient Medicine was once the main whole exam of the drugs of the traditional international for 100 years. the hot version contains the major discoveries made because the first version, particularly from vital texts came upon in contemporary unearths of papyri and manuscripts, making it the main entire and up to date survey available.
Vivian Nutton can pay specific recognition to the lifestyles and paintings of medical professionals in groups, hyperlinks among drugs and magic, and examines different ways to medication around the historic global. the hot variation comprises extra on Rufus and Galen in addition to augmented info on Babylonia, Hellenistic medication and overdue Antiquity.
With lately stumbled on texts made obtainable for the 1st time, and supplying new proof, this huge exploration demanding situations at present held views, and proves a useful source for college students of either classics and the historical past of medicine.
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