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The Healing Hand

Man and Wound in the Ancient World

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$76.50 • £61.95 • €69.00

ISBN 9780674383302

Publication Date: 01/01/1975


600 pages

15 color illustrations, 572 halftones

Commonwealth Fund Publications


  • 1. Prelude
  • 2. The Asu (Mesopotamia)
  • 3. The Swnw (Egypt)
  • 4. The Iatrós (Greece)
  • 5. The Perfumes of Arabia
  • 6. The Yang I (China)
  • 7. The Vaidya (India)
  • 8. Alexandria the Great
  • 9. The Medicus (Rome)
  • 10. Galen—and into the Night
  • Bibliography
  • Abbreviations and Phonetic Notations
  • Notes to the Text
  • Notes to the Illustrations
  • Index

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