Hallmarks in the history of epilepsy: Epilepsy in antiquity

  title={Hallmarks in the history of epilepsy: Epilepsy in antiquity},
  author={Emmanouil Magiorkinis and Kalliopi Sidiropoulou and Aristidis Diamantis},
  journal={Epilepsy \& Behavior},
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