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Ancient Medicine (Sciences of Antiquity Series) by Vivian Nutton

By Vivian Nutton

The first variation of Ancient Medicine used to be the main entire exam of the drugs of the traditional international for 100 years. the hot variation comprises the main discoveries made because the first variation, specially from vital texts stumbled on in fresh unearths of papyri and manuscripts, making it the main complete and updated survey available.

Vivian Nutton can pay specific cognizance to the lifestyles and paintings of medical professionals in groups, hyperlinks among medication and magic, and examines the various techniques to drugs around the historic global. the recent variation contains extra on Rufus and Galen in addition to augmented details on Babylonia, Hellenistic medication and past due Antiquity.

With lately found texts made obtainable for the 1st time, and delivering new facts, this wide exploration demanding situations at the moment held views, and proves a useful source for college students of either classics and the background of medicine.

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