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This volume contributes to medical history in Antiquity and the Middle Ages by significantly widening our understandings of health and treatment through the theme of space . The fundamental question about how space was conceived by different groups of people in these periods has been used to demonstrate the multi-variant understandings of the body and its functions, illness and treatment, and the surrounding natural and built environments in relation to health. The subject is approached from a variety of source materials: medical, philosophical and religious literature, archaeological remains … read moreand artistic reproductions. By taking a multi-disciplinary approach to the subject the volume offers new interpretations and methodologies to medical history in the periods in question.
|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Copyright Holders:||2011 Helen King|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Arts > Classical Studies|
|Depositing User:||Helen King|
|Date Deposited:||09 Jan 2012 16:51|
|Last Modified:||26 Oct 2012 12:28|
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