Herbs and Healers from the Ancient Mediterranean through the Medieval West

Author(s): 
Van Arsdall, Anne
Author(s): 
Graham, Timothy C.
ISBN: 
9781409400387
Date published: 
June 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£70.00

Herbs and Healers, from the Ancient Mediterranean through the Medieval West brings together eleven papers by leading scholars in ancient and medieval medicine and pharmacy, honoring John M. Riddle, a pioneer of the study of early medicine. The volume's scope demonstrates the breadth of current research in the field, examining both practical medical arts and medical theory from the ancient world into early modern times. It includes new findings about known and anonymous ancient healers, and outlines a cutting-edge Internet-based system for ongoing academic collaboration.