Is health the absence of disease, or a more positive state of happiness and well-being? How healthy were people in ancient Greece and Rome, and how did they think about maintaining and restoring their health? Answers to these and many previously untouched questions are dealt with by renowned ancient historians, classical scholars and archaeologists. Using a multi-disciplined approach, the contributors assess the issues surrounding health in the Greco-Roman world from prehistory to Christian late antiquity . Sources range ...

Health in Antiquity 2009, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415486934

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Health in Antiquity 2005, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415220651