Medicine and Healing in the Premodern West: A History in Documents: (From the Broadview Sources Series)
English | October 24, 2019 | ISBN-10: 1554813905 | 288 pages | True EPUB,True PDF| 6.38 MB
Medicine and Healing in the Premodern West traces the history of medicine and medical practice from Ancient Egypt through to the end of the Middle Ages. Featuring nearly one hundred primary documents and images, this book introduces readers to the words and ideas of men and women from across Europe and the Mediterranean Sea, from prominent physicians to humble healers. Each of the book’s ten chronological and thematic chapters is given a significant historical introduction, in which each primary source is described in its original context. Many of the included source texts are newly translated by the editor, some of them appearing in English for the first time.
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