Ancient Greek medicine
Ancient Greek medicine was a compilation of theories that were constantly expanding through new ideologies and trials. Many components were considered in Ancient Greek Medicine, intertwining the spir...
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Humorism
Humorism, or humoralism, is a system of medicine detailing the makeup and workings of the human body, adopted by the Indian Ayurveda system of medicine, Ancient Greek and Roman physicians and philosop...
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Medical Compendium in Seven Books
The Medical Compendium in Seven Books is a medical treatise written in Greek the 7th century CE by Paul of Aegina a.k.a. Paulus Aegineta. The title in Greek is Epitomes iatrikes biblio hepta.The work ...
Medicine in medieval Islam
In the history of medicine, Islamic medicine, Arabic medicine, Greco-Arabic and Greco-Islamic refer to medicine developed in the Islamic Golden Age, and...
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Theriac
Theriac or theriaca was a medical concoction originally formulated by the Greeks in the 1st century AD and widely adopted in the ancient world as far away as China and India via the trading links of ...
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Hippocratic Oath
The Hippocratic Oath (Greek ὅρκος horkos) is an oath historically taken by physicians. It is one of the most widely known of Greek medical texts. It requires a new physician to swear, upon a number of...
Aelianus Meccius
Aelianus Meccius (Gr. Αἰλιανὸς Μέκκιος) was an ancient physician, who must have lived in the 2nd century BC, as he is mentioned by Galen as the oldest of his tutors. His father is supposed to have al...
Cacochymy
In the pre-modern medical practice of humorism, cacochymy, or cacochymia, referred to a depraved habit of body, replete with ill humors, from various causes. When the repletion was merely with blood, ...
Divided Kingdom
Divided Kingdom is a novel by British author Rupert Thomson. It was first published in Britain by Bloomsbury in April 2005 and then in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf in June 2005.
The Englis...
Methodic school
The Methodic school of medicine (Methodics, Methodists, or Methodici, Greek: Μεθοδικοί) was an ancient school of medicine in ancient Greece and Rome. The Methodic school arose in reaction to both ...
Alcmaeon of Croton
Alcmaeon (/ælkˈmiːən/; Greek: Ἀλκμαίων, Alkmaiōn, gen.: Ἀλκμαίωνος; 5th century BC) of Croton (in Magna Graecia) was one of the most eminent natural philosophers and medical theorists of antiquity...
Spontaneous generation
Spontaneous generation or anomalous generation is an obsolete body of thought on the ordinary formation of living organisms without descent from similar organisms. Typically, the idea was that certain...
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History of medicine in Cyprus
The practice of medicine and therapeutics in Cyprus has its roots into ancient times. Many of the classical practices were well documented at the time by Greek or Roman physicians, and some therapies ...
Dyscrasia
Dyscrasia (or dyskrasia) is a concept from ancient Greek medicine, meaning bad mixture.The concept of dyscrasia was developed by the Greek physician Galen (130–199 AD), who elaborated a model of healt...
Ars longa, vita brevis
Ars longa, vita brevis is a Latin translation of an aphorism coming originally from Greek. The Latin quote is often rendered in English as Art is long, life is short.The aphorism quotes the first two ...
Climacteric year
In Ancient Greek philosophy and astrology, the climacterics (Latin, annus climactericus, from Greek κλιμακτηρικός) were certain purportedly critical years in a person's life, marking turning points.
Eucrasia
Dyscrasia (or dyskrasia) is a concept from ancient Greek medicine, meaning bad mixture.The concept of dyscrasia was developed by the Greek physician Galen (130–199 AD), who elaborated a model of healt...
Dogmatic school
The Dogmatic school of medicine (Dogmatics, or Dogmatici, Greek: Δογματικοί) was an ancient school of medicine in ancient Greece and Rome. They were the oldest of the medical sects of antiquity. T...
Hippocratic bench
The Hippocratic bench or scamnum was a device invented by Hippocrates (c. 460 BC–380 BC) which used tension to aid in setting bones. It is a forerunner of the traction devices used in modern ort...
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On the Sacred Disease
On the Sacred Disease is a work of the Hippocratic Corpus, written in 400 BCE. The authorship of this piece can not be confirmed and is therefore regarded as dubious. The treatise is thought to contai...
Wandering womb
Wandering womb was the belief that a displaced uterus was the cause of many medical pathologies in women. The belief originates in the medical texts of ancient Greece, although the belief persisted in...
Pneuma (ancient medicine)
Pneuma (πνεῦμα) is an ancient Greek word for "breath", and in a religious context for "spirit" or "soul". It has various technical meanings for medical writers and philosophers of classical antiquity,...
Metrodora
Metrodora (c. 200-400 CE) was a Greek female physician and author of the oldest medical text known to have been written by a woman, On the Diseases and Cures of Women. Her medical treatise covers many...
Hippocratic Corpus
The Hippocratic Corpus (Latin: Corpus Hippocraticum), or Hippocratic Collection, is a collection of around 60 early Ancient Greek medical works strongly associated with the physician Hippocrates and h...
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Anonymus Londinensis
Anonymus Londinensis (or Anonymus Londiniensis) is the name given to an anonymous Ancient Greek author of approximately the 1st century AD whose work On Medicine (Ancient Greek: Ἰατρικά, Latin...
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