Fountain of Life – The Medical Arts From Antiquity To Modern Times

The Medical Arts From Antiquity To Modern Times

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Product ID: 11218 ISBN: 978-3-935176-29-3 Kategorie: Schlüsselworte: , , , , Zielgruppe: Medizinhistoriker - Ärzte - Medizinstudenten - Allgemeinhistoriker - alle an der Geschichte der Medizin und der Kulturgeschichte Interessierten Autor:

Table of contents:

Acknowledgements

Introduction: The Serpent – Mythical Symbol of Life and Renewal

PART I: TIMELESS TEACHINGS

Chapter 1: A World of Magic – Medicine´s Prehistoric Origins

Chapter 2: The Healing Heavens – Medical Foundations in Mesopotamia

Chapter 3: Priests and Papyri – Egypt´s Mystical Heritage

Chapter 4: Divine Instructions – The Medicine of Ancient Israel

Chapter 5: Quetzalcoatl´s Legacy – Medical Practices in the Pre-Columbian Americas

Chapter 6: Sacred Hymns, Rational Techniques – Indian Medical LoreChapter 7: The Harmony of Life – China´s Unique Wisdom

PART II: CLASSICAL MASTERS

Chapter 1: An Oath for All Time – Medical Art in Ancient Greece

Chapter 2: Healing an Empire – Roman Therapeutical Concepts

Chapter 3: New Religions, Prominent Physicians – Byzantium and the Islamic World

Chapter 4: Illuminating the Darkness – The Middle Ages and the Renaissance

PART III: HEALING IN A TECHNOLOGICAL AGE

Chapter 1: Fervour and Intuition – The Dawn of Modern Science

Chapter 2: The Power of Knowledge – Contemporary Dilemmas

Chapter 3: Epilogue – A View to the Future

Illustrations

Bibliography

Index

Auflage

1. Auflage

Umschlag

Broschur

Jahr

2004

Maße

170 x 220

Seiten

195