Illness and Health Care in the Ancient Near East: The Role of the Temple in Greece, Mesopotamia, and Israel

Illness and Health Care in the Ancient Near East: The Role of the Temple in Greece, Mesopotamia, and Israel

Abstract:

Using the focal points of temples and their roles in the diagnoses of illnesses and subsequent provision of health care, Hector Avalos breaks new ground in this unique and insightful study on medical care in the ancient world.

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Harvard Semitic Monographs - HSM 54

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