Medicine among the Ancient Hebrews

  title={Medicine among the Ancient Hebrews},
  author={Maurice Bear Gordon},
  pages={454 - 485}
rT HE author of this monograph was prompted to write it because he believes that there has never been a satisfactory survey of the status of medicine among the ancient Hebrews. True, there have been many studies concerning medicine in the Bible, but these almost invariably have been colored by rabbinic and talmudic material. The author wishes to make clear that he in no way wishes to deprecate the Talmud, which is truly a masterful work, nor does he wish to minimize the research of the noted… 
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4) 26b; (5) 28a
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And it came to pass when ISAAC was old that his eyes were dim so that he could not see.216 2. Now the eyes of ISRAEL were dim for age so that he could not see
Baba Batina, 47b. 67a. 1 he Pentateuch refers to the art of the apothecary
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Bekhoros, 3; Taanith, 24. 63. Talmud: Yoma, 85
Berachoth, 62; Pesachim, 112; Baba Meziah, 107; Baba Kama
Fever was regarded as Nature's effort to expel morbific matter and restore health; (2) 26a
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