By Vivian Nutton

The first version of Ancient Medicine used to be the main entire exam of the drugs of the traditional global for 100 years. the recent variation contains the major discoveries made because the first version, specially from very important texts came across in fresh reveals of papyri and manuscripts, making it the main accomplished and up to date survey available.

Vivian Nutton will pay specific consciousness to the lifestyles and paintings of medical professionals in groups, hyperlinks among drugs and magic, and examines the several ways to medication around the old international. the hot version contains extra on Rufus and Galen in addition to augmented details on Babylonia, Hellenistic medication and past due Antiquity.

With lately found texts made available for the 1st time, and offering new facts, this vast exploration demanding situations presently held views, and proves a useful source for college kids of either classics and the historical past of medicine.

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