Store
Product Details
Book cover: Ancient Medicine: From Mesopotamia to Rome (Zucconi)

Ancient Medicine: From Mesopotamia to Rome (Zucconi)

See packages below which include this module.

Category: History   |   Install Options: Download only   |   Minimum Acc Version: 10.4

separator
List Price: $110.00    Our Price: $99.90 (Save $10.10 or 9.18%)
Checking PayPlan Availability...

Upgrade Option


Details


Requires Accordance 10.4 or above.

For even more information, see this release announcement.

This book by Laura Zucconi is an accessible introductory text to the practice and theory of medicine in the ancient world. In contrast to other works that focus heavily on Greece and Rome, Zucconi’s Ancient Medicine covers a broader geographical and chronological range. The world of medicine in antiquity consisted of a lot more than Hippocrates and Galen.

Zucconi applies historical and anthropological methods to examine the medical cultures of not only Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and Rome but also the Levant, the Anatolian Peninsula, and the Iranian Plateau. Devoting special attention to the fundamental relationship between medicine and theology, Zucconi’s one-volume introduction brings the physicians, patients, procedures, medicines, and ideas of the past to light.

Ancient Medicine: From Mesopotamia to Rome
• Author: Laura Zucconi
• Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans (2019)

Preview image

Reviews

You must be logged in to review this product. Please log in and try again.