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A history of medicine: Greek medicine.

  title={A history of medicine: Greek medicine.},
  author={P. Prioreschi},
  journal={Mellen history of medicine},
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  • S. Pandya
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Mens sana monographs
  • 2011
The philosophical neurosurgeon soon encounters difficulties when localising the abstract concepts of mind and soul within the tangible 1300-gram organ containing 100 billion neurones. Expand
Egyptian and Greek Medicine ( 1 )
T Klin Tıp Etiği-Hukuku-Tarihi 2003, 11 134 Part 1(1) While, in Greece, the Corpus Hippocraticum was being written, in Egypt, on the other side of the Mediterranean, only 400 miles from theExpand
Paleomedicine and the Evolutionary Context of Medicinal Plant Use
  • K. Hardy
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Revista brasileira de farmacognosia : orgao oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Farmacognosia
  • 2020
Graphical Abstract
Syennesis of Cyprus (5th century BC): A pioneer anatomist of the vascular system.
Caelius Aurelianus (5th century AD) study on worms.
  • K. Laios
  • History, Medicine
  • Le infezioni in medicina : rivista periodica di eziologia, epidemiologia, diagnostica, clinica e terapia delle patologie infettive
  • 2018
This study is the most complete and comprehensive analysis of this special infection of the Greek and Roman antiquity. Expand
Medicine in the Thought and Action of the Emperor Julian
This paper assembles evidence from the full scope of Julian’s writings that the emperor had a pronounced interest in medicine and human health, which impacted both his rhetorical and real approach toExpand
Medieval Islamic scholarship and writings on sleep and dreams
Some of the writings by Muslim scholars and philosophers about the importance of sleep, some sleep disorders, and dreams are introduced. Expand
The thymus gland in ancient Greek medicine
A careful investigation into its etymology together with the information derived from early anatomical descriptions has enabled a new interpretation of the origins of the name of the thymus gland to be proposed. Expand
The Plague of Athens and the Cult of Asclepius: A Case Study of Collective Behavior and a Social Movement
During the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta, several waves of a plague killed an estimated one-third of the civilian Athenian population and one-fourth of its army. Thucydides account ofExpand
Examples of Early City Life from Ancient Assyria, Babylon, Egypt, Israel, India and China: Health as a Gift of the Gods
In regions such as Sumeria/Assyria/Babylonia, Egypt, Israel, India and China. large armies of slaves, fertile flood plains, and irrigation facilitated the shift from a hunter-gatherer society toExpand