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This introduction to ancient medical systems asks how the experience of illness and the role of medicine were understood in the Greek and Roman worlds. Although topics such as the development of anatomical knowledge are covered, the book focuses on the place of medicine within changing types of society.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781853995453
ISBN-10: 1853995452
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 4mm)
Pages: 86
Imprint: Bristol Classical Press
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 25-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Helen King

Helen King is Professor of Classical Studies at the Open University.

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