Ancient Greek medicine as the foundation of contemporary medicine

@article{Kanellou2004AncientGM,
  title={Ancient Greek medicine as the foundation of contemporary medicine},
  author={Vasiliki Kanellou},
  journal={Techniques in Coloproctology},
  year={2004},
  volume={8},
  pages={s3-s4}
}
  • V. Kanellou
  • Published 1 November 2004
  • Medicine
  • Techniques in Coloproctology
Kingston University London, UK E-mail: vkanellou@hotmail.com the dead to life; this angered the ruler of the dead, Hades, who complained to the ruler of all gods, Zeus. Zeus killed Asclepius with a thunderbolt in order to maintain peace and order. Nevertheless, the great Zeus realised the good Asclepius had brought to man and, thus, made him into a god and placed him among the stars; Asclepius was transformed into the constellation Ophiuchus (serpent-bearer). The main attribute of Asclepius, a… 
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