Lecture 6 notes - Lecture 6: Galen and Roman Medicine The...

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Lecture 6: Galen and Roman Medicine The Roman Empire Became the Mediterranean super power Rome was a large state that was a military state- rules by consent of the army Huge army City of Rome had over a million people Slave society Cities known for brothels, theaters, BATHS The baths- Romans were very concerned with bathing for health and relaxation Most people lived in apartment living Most towns had a forum, theaters and baths Romans were very concerned with water- had AQUEDUCTS-long distances to pump fresh water in Agriculture- farms called latifundia out in the country run by people that rich ppl appointed Empire divided into to two sides. Western and Eastern. Split, there are two emperors one for each side Barbarians started to attack the edges of empire and empire starts to crumble Fall of Rome 476 ce- fall of the western empire Eastern empire continues- called byzantine empire Medicine in Roman Empire: Most medicine was Greek medicine- Romans thought Greek culture was best,
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course HISTORY OF 140.105 taught by Professor Dr.fissell during the Fall '11 term at Johns Hopkins.

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Lecture 6 notes - Lecture 6: Galen and Roman Medicine The...

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