Popular Medicine in Graeco-Roman Antiquity: Explorations
William V. Harris
BRILL, Sep 23, 2016 - Medical - 336 pages
In Popular Medicine in Graeco-Roman Antiquity: Explorations an international group of scholars aims to give a fresh start to the study of the wide range of practices that people in Antiquity actually engaged in when they were faced with ill health.
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Chapter 1 Popular Medicine in the Classical World
A ReEvaluation of the Sources
A Divine Doctor A Popular Healer
Popular Medicine in Republican Italy?
Senatorial and Popular Responses to Epidemic Disease in the Roman Republic
From Telephus to Galen
Chapter 7 Crossing the Borders Between Egyptian and Greek Medical Practice
Chapter 8 Representations of the Physician in Jewish Literature from Hellenistic and Roman Times
Chapter 9 Fear Hope and the Definition of Hippocratic Medicine
Chapter 10 Medical Care in the Roman Army during the High Empire
Chapter 11 How Popular Were the Medical Sects?
Chapter 12 Popular Medicines and Practices in Galen
Chapter 13 Folk Medicine in the Galenic Corpus
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