Greek Medicine

Report
Greek
Medicine
An Overview
Historical Perspective
A
History of Medicine:
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/history_of_medicine.htm
 Ancient Medicine from Homer to Vesalius:
http://www.hsl.virginia.edu/historical/artifacts/antiqua/
Ancient Greek Medicine
 Wikipedia:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Greek_medicine
 Medical News Today:
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/info/medicine/ancient-greekmedicine.php#.UMzTbW-RRVI
 U.S. National Library of Medicine:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/greek/greek_words.html
Key Figures
Hippocrates and Galen
Hippocrates
(460 BCE –370 BCE)
(Cast in the Puskin Museum, Moscow)
Shakko / CC-BY-SA-3.0
About Hippocrates
 Wikipedia:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hippocrates
 Video about Hippocrates:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2LnqnJY9OQ&feature=relmfu
The Island of Kos (yellow)
© Bgabel at old wikivoyage / CC-BY-SA-3.0
Hippocrates (left) with Asklepios (right) at Kos (Mosaic in Kos
Museum)
Tedmek / CC-BY-SA-3.0
Hippocrates Practicing Medicine
Tedmek / CC-BY-SA-3.0
Hippocrates on a Coin from
Kos (Representation)
Ernst Wallis et al / Public Domain
Hippocrates: Later Representations
14th Century Byzantine Fresco
17th Century Engraving (Rubens)
Public Domain
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Illustrated Aphorisms of Hippocrates (14th Century)
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Galen
(129 CE-200/216 cE)
(17th century engraving of Galen at the Anatomical
Theater, Bologna)
Luca Borghi / Public Domain
About Galen
 Wikipedia:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galen
 Video about Galen and Hippocrates:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPAfGLyRmvc&feature=related
Galen and Hippocrates
(Anagni, Italy)
© Nina Aldin Thune / CC-BY-SA-2.5
Hippocratic Medicine
Oaths
 Hippocratic
Oath: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hippocratic_Oath
 Oath and Prayer of Maimonides:
http://guides.library.jhu.edu/content.php?pid=23699&sid=190571
Hippocratic Oath: Greek and Latin Diglot (left) Cross-Shaped
Manuscript (right)
Public Domain
Public Domain
The Humors
 Humoralism:
http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/broughttolife/people/~/~/link.aspx?
_id=A8494A5D0B3649DF919495CF9087E544&_z=z
 The Four Humors:
http://www.greekmedicine.net/b_p/Four_Humors.html
The Four Humors
Hippocratic Device Used for Resetting Dislocated
Shoulder (16th century)
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