The human skin: a meeting ground for the ideas about macrocosm and microcosm in ancient and Medieval and Greek literature.

@article{Diamandopoulos2001TheHS,
  title={The human skin: a meeting ground for the ideas about macrocosm and microcosm in ancient and Medieval and Greek literature.},
  author={Athanasios A Diamandopoulos and Pavlos C Goudas and Athanassios Diamandopoulos},
  journal={Vesalius : acta internationales historiae medicinae},
  year={2001},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={94-101}
}
We have been interested in the cleansing capacity of skin during the recent years. In a paper of ours (1) we presented a few references to Hippocrates' and Galen's ideas on the subject, while the main body of the article was based on the 17th-20th centuries' relative practices. In a second paper (2), we were mainly testing the ancient and Medieval Greek ideas on skin catharsis against some clinical work of ours. In this paper we now present the ideas of the pagan and Byzantine Greek authors… CONTINUE READING

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