Literary and Documentary Evidence for Lay Medical Practice in the Roman Republic and Empire.

Abstract

The majority of surviving ancient medical literature was written by medical practitioners and produced for the purpose of ensuring the effective diagnosis and treatment of their patients, suggesting an audience of medical professionals ranging from instructors to students. This has led historians to concentrate on the professional medical practitioner and… (More)

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@article{Draycott2016LiteraryAD, title={Literary and Documentary Evidence for Lay Medical Practice in the Roman Republic and Empire.}, author={Jane Draycott}, journal={Studies in ancient medicine}, year={2016}, volume={45}, pages={432-50} }