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CLAS 3239 | Ancient Medicine: The Classical Roots of the Medical Humanities: Secondary Sources

Welcome to Ancient Medicine: The Classical Roots of the Medical Humanities, a course designed to introduce you to the main themes and ideas in the medical literature produced by the ancient Greeks and Romans.

About Secondary Sources

Articles and excerpts from books by some of the leading scholars on ancient medicine. These secondary sources supplement the course's primary sources, aiding in interpretation and drawing attention to areas with potential for further research. They are filed under loose groupings (Hippocratics, Gender and Sexuality, Roman Medicine, Madness, Medicine and Religion, Other); some pieces of scholarship have relevance to multiple categories.


Roman Medicine

Gender and Sexuality

Medicine and Religion