Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 February 2017

288 Pages | 69 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780190610432

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A Cabinet of Ancient Medical Curiosities

Strange Tales and Surprising Facts from the Healing Arts of Greece and Rome

J.C. McKeown

  • Introduces readers with no knowledge of Latin or Greek to a broad range of ancient medical texts, many of which have never been translated before
  • Reestablishes an awareness of the western medical tradition
  • An entertaining and enlightening guide for medical professionals in particular