Greek and Roman Medicine

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Enchanted Lion Books, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
The History of Medicine is an important new series for young people on the medical contributions and advances made over the centuries, from prehistoric times to the present day, Each book presents and evaluates the major medical issues of the time and the key individuals who pushed medical knowledge into new territory.

In Greek and Roman Medicine readers can learn about the importance of Hippocrates and Galen, The great influence of the gods over human affairs, how Greek and Roman doctors tried to heal the sick, how successful surgical procedures were, and whether the Romans really were as healthy as we tend to think they were.
 

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Contents

Chapter
14
Chapter 5
30
Were the Romans really so clean and healthy?
46
Glossary
60
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Ian Dawson has written and edited over 60 textbooks, including the best selling Medicine and Health through Time. A professor at the University of Leeds and a teacher trainer, he was director of the British Schools History Project from 1983-89. In 2003, he was awarded a fellowship as one of the 20 best professors in the UK.

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