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By Markham J. Geller

Using an excellent number of formerly unknown cuneiform drugs, Ancient Babylonian medication: idea and Practice examines the best way medication was once practiced via a number of Babylonian execs of the 2d and 1st millennium B.C.

  • Represents the 1st review of Babylonian drugs using cuneiform assets, together with documents of court docket letters, scientific recipes, and commentaries written through old scholars
  • Attempts to reconcile the ways that medication and magic have been related
  • Assigns authorship to varied different types of clinical literature that have been formerly thought of anonymous
  • Rejects the process of different students that experience tried to use sleek diagnostic tips on how to historical illnesses

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