Greek and Roman Medicine

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Hodder Wayland, 2005 - Medicine, Greek and Roman - 64 pages
This series looks at the medical contributions and advances made over the centuries.Each book evaluates the major medical issues of the time and the key individuals who pushed medical knowledge into new territory. In this title, readers can discover how important Hippocrates and Galen were, how influential the gods were, how the Greek and Roman doctors tried to heal the sick, how successful surgical procedures were and whether the Romans really were so clean and healthy.

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About the author (2005)

The author, Ian Dawson, has written and edited over 60 books for children. Previously a school teacher and teacher-trainer in history, Ian then became the Director of Schools History Project for seven years and an educational adviser to the Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds. In 2003 he was awarded the National Teaching Fellowship for excellence in university teaching.

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