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Health in Antiquity by Helen King
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Health in Antiquity

by Helen King (Editor)

Other authors: Robert Arnott (Contributor), Peter Barefoot (Contributor), Gillian Clark (Contributor), Sherry C. Fox (Contributor), Karelisa Hartigan (Contributor)9 more, Ralph Jackson (Contributor), Helen King (Contributor), Ray Laurence (Contributor), Dominic Montserrat (Contributor), Neville Morley (Contributor), Charlotte Roberts (Contributor), Emma Stafford (Contributor), Nicholas Vlahogiannis (Contributor), John Wilkins (Contributor)

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King, HelenEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Arnott, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Barefoot, PeterContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Clark, GillianContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fox, Sherry C.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hartigan, KarelisaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jackson, RalphContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
King, HelenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Laurence, RayContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Montserrat, DominicContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Morley, NevilleContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Roberts, CharlotteContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stafford, EmmaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Vlahogiannis, NicholasContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wilkins, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0415220653, Hardcover)

How healthy were people in ancient Greece and Rome, and how did they think about maintaining and restoring their health?

For students of classics, history or the history of medicine, answers to these and many previously untouched questions are dealt with by renowned ancient historians, classical scholars and archaeologists.

Using a multidisciplined approach, the contributors assess the issues surrounding health in the Greco-Roman world from prehistory to Christian late antiquity.

Sources range from palaeodemography to patristic and from archaeology to architecture and using these, this book considers what health meant, how it was thought to be achieved, and addresses how the ancient world can be perceived as an ideal in subsequent periods of history.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:10:01 -0400)

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