The Invention of Medicine: From Homer to Hippocrates by Robin Lane Fox

The Invention of Medicine: From Homer to Hippocrates

Robin Lane Fox

432 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

nonfiction history informative reflective medium-paced
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A preeminent classics scholar revises the history of medicine. Medical thinking and observation were radically changed by the ancient Greeks, one of their great legacies to the world. In the fifth century BCE, a Greek doctor put forward his clini...

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