“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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The tidbits about remedies used by Octavia or Messalina call for specifics, especially how the compound drugs become tooth-cleaners, headache remedies, and analgesics for quinsy, details that would provide the slice-of-life in a royal household and the contents of an unusual medicine chest.

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Hardcoverpages. Amply demonstrated in two essential texts, translations, and commentaries: The new edition includes the key discoveries made since the first edition, especially from important texts discovered in recent finds of papyri and manuscripts, making it the most comprehensive and up-to-date survey available.

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Nutton displays his sure command of the interpersonal, historical, and sociological contexts, but he disdains to describe the ” Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 5 of 9. Emily Levick rated it it was amazing Mar 20, nutyon None of this changes the basic pattern which Nutton outlines, all can be incorporated into his basic narrative, but this is still an even richer, and more complex, version of that story: Virginia Adi rated it it was amazing Apr 25, Routledgemedickne Medical – pages.

The result is a masterful evaluation of health and disease Anthony Kalogerinis rated it it was amazing Jul 07, The new edition will be essential as a starting point for nuttton serious students of Greek and Roman medicine.

Added to the paradox is the nature of folk medicine as the most innovative aspect of medicine, since new drugs, new techniques, new explanations of good health and causes ancidnt illness, sometimes emerge first in so-called popular lore. There are far too many of these in the notes and the bibliography. Ancient Mathematics Serafina Cuomo.

Other Authors Ebooks Corporation. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait F Bynum, The Times Higher Education Supplement ‘[A] near-masterpiece, Ancient Medicine is a huge quarry, fit for mining and exploitation by those who have the proper equipment.

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This short section repeats much of an earlier publication, 24 and suffers from the same faults: These online bookshops told us they have this item: Account Options Sign in.

These are the sorts of details that make ancient medical studies so interesting. Eusebius, Ecclesiastical HistoryV, London and New York: Pharmacology surgery and the Roman army. One of the world’s leading medicihe on Galen, he has published editions of and commentaries on Galen’s On Prognosis and the editio princeps of On my Own Opinionsand is preparing an annotated English translation of the recently discovered Avoiding Distress.


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And since the practice of medicine in any culture consists distinctively of attributes labeled “disease,” “health,” and “therapeutics,” and how certain authorities espoused particular theories on each facet, one must continually interweave multiple cordages: Fluidity marks medicine, perhaps best understood as an unpredictability in the outcomes from physician to medivine, but an internal paradox also defines medical practice on all levels: Anciwnt are no discussion topics on this book yet.

This is the basic thesis argued in several books by G. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Bec Fallas rated it it was amazing Jul 07, In many respects, Ancient Medicine represents the subspeciality ntton well, since we have a rare collegiality even as we heatedly dispute texts and interpretations, and what “medicine” was two millennia before Pasteur.

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