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CLAS 4225/6225

Medicine, Healing, and the Body in Ancient Greece and Rome
Credit Hours:
3

The origins of the rationalist tradition in medicine; folk and cult methods of healing; the medical construction of gender differences; attitudes toward the body, including asceticism; and topics in the social history of medicine (such as childbirth, disease, and medical society) will be explored.

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