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A Socio-Historical Survey of Brain Diseases in Greek Post-Byzantine Society

  title={A Socio-Historical Survey of Brain Diseases in Greek Post-Byzantine Society},
  author={A. Kadda and Nikolas S. Koumpouros and A. Mitsos},
The aim of this study is to present a socio-historical survey of brain diseases and their treatment in Greek post-Byzantine society. For this purpose, research was carried out using Manuscript No. 218 of the Iviron Monastery of Mount Athos. The analysis of this manuscript produced the following conclusions: a) brain diseases are prominently discussed and described in the manuscript, b) the influence of ancient Greek and Roman medicine on Byzantine and on post-Byzantine medical science and… Expand


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