Heraklas on Knots: Sixteen Surgical Nooses and Knots from the First Century A.D.

  title={Heraklas on Knots: Sixteen Surgical Nooses and Knots from the First Century A.D.},
  author={J. Hage},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  • J. Hage
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • World Journal of Surgery
In the first century of our common era, the Greek physician Heraklas wrote a brief essay on how to tie 16 knots and nooses for surgical and orthopedic purposes. [...] Key Method To do so, Raeder’s definitive Greek edition of the oldest extant manuscripts of Heraklas’ essay was studied along with the various illustrated interpretations of his text published over the last six centuries.Expand
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