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By H. F. J. Horstmanshoff, Marten Stol, C. R. Van Tilburg

For the 1st time, clinical platforms of the traditional close to East and the Greek and Roman global are studied part through part and in comparison. Early drugs in Babylonia, Egypt, the Minoan and Mycenean global later drugs in Hippocrates, Galen, Aelius Aristides, Vindicianus, the Talmud. the focal point is the measure of rationality or irrationality within the a variety of methods of clinical inspiration and remedy. Fifteen experts contributed considerate and well-documented chapters on vital concerns.

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