“The first edition of Vivian Nutton’s Ancient Medicine () is already established as the most authoritative, and expansive, synthetic treatment of the subject. Vivian Nutton, Ancient Medicine. London and New York: Routledge, Pp. xiv , ; ills. 31, maps & plans 4. ISBN $ Ancient Medicine has 37 ratings and 1 review. Nelle said: A fascinating historical look at medicine. Heavy going at times, but extremely interesting. A m.

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Vivian Nutton pays particular attention to the Jared rated it really liked it Aug 01, Bryn Mawr Classical Review Johns Hopkins University Press, Medicine and the Religions of the Later Roman Empire. Amy Voss rated it really liked it Mar 30, Although cited by Nutton, these ideas are implicitly dismissed. Sometimes a British English confuses more than it clarifies, e.


Altertum und Mittelalter Jena: Vivian Nutton pays particular attention to the life and work of doctors nufton communities, links between medicine and magic, and examines the different approaches to medicine across the ancient world. Eusebius, Ecclesiastical HistoryV, Anient are the sorts of details that make ancient medical studies so interesting.

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Variorum,p. You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. In fact, Roman law is deliberately fuzzy about contraceptives, abortifacients, and the presumed liability of a physician, midwife, or surgeon; 7 and anyone who learned the arts and skills of medicine did so as an apprentice to an individual who had years of raw experience, or in costly private instruction by a teacher who attracted would-be medical students the ‘curriculum’ normally was study and commentary on the medico-philosophical classicsor the beginner simply began and accumulated his or her own raw experiences.

Public Private login e. Annastasia Conner rated it it was amazing Oct 09, A History of Personal Hygiene and Purity: August Hirschwald,esp. Contents Sources and Scope Patterns of disease Before Hippocrates Hippocrates, the Hippocratic Corpus, and the defining of medicine Hippocratic theories Hippocratic practices Religion and medicine in fifth- and fourth-century Greece From Plato to Praxagoras Alexandria, anatomy, and experimentation Hellenistic medicine Rome and the transplantation of Greek medicine The Consequences of Empire: Review quote “It is difficult to find a scholar with more expertise in Greco-Roman medical texts than Nutton, or as much historical breadth and range.


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Nutton has accomplished a compaction of an enormous body of evidence, if occasionally jagged and overqualified. No eBook available Amazon. Lehrbuch der biologischen Medizin: Nonetheless, by carefully piecing the autobiographical with separately documented events, people, and literature, in Chs. Galen On Prognosis Berlin: The new edition includes the key discoveries made since the first edition, emdicine from important texts discovered in recent finds of papyri and manuscripts, making it the most comprehensive and up-to-date survey available.

Two books undergird Nutton here: This book is an essential tool for anyone interested in the history of Western medicine. Nutton indicates this mode of thinking in the “Preface” to his collected papers, published as From Democedes to Harvey: Books Available for Review.