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Dioscorides on Pharmacy and Medicine

John M. Riddle - Medical - 2013
For 1,600 years Dioscorides (ca. AD 4080) was regarded as the foremost authority on drugs. He knew mild laxatives and strong purgatives, analgesics for headaches, antiseptics ...
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A History of the Middle Ages, 3001500

John M. Riddle - History - 2008 - 536 pages
This clear and comprehensive text covers the Middle Ages from the classical era to the late medieval period. John M. Riddle provides a cogent analysis of the rulers, wars, and ...
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Quid pro quo: studies in the history of drugs

John M. Riddle - Medical - 1992 - 316 pages
All too often ancient herbal and other remedies have been dismissed as 'simply' folklore, of no relevance to medical science. John Riddle's approach, however, has been to ...
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Goddesses, Elixirs, and Witches: Plants and Sexuality Throughout Human History

John M. Riddle - History - 2010 - 224 pages
"The book is pure Riddle: extraordinary history and blinding insight with a touch of whimsy. Recommended only for those interested in plants, war, altered states, witches, and ...
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