Homeric Medicine (800-700 BCE)
Asclepian Medicine (500 BCE onward)
Hippocratic Medicine (500-300 BCE)
Hellenistic/Roman Medicine (300 BCE onward)
1. Medicine in Egypt
a. Earliest physician Ihmotep (4500-3000 BCE)
b. First written document Kahun Papyrus: g
Part II: Possible Essay Topics:
1) The Origins of Ancient Medicine can be traced back to the civilizations of Mesopotamia
and Egypt. Hammurabis Code, Mesopotamian Magical Texts, and the Egyptian papyri provide
valuable information regarding the practice o
Physics in the Near East
February 8, 2017
CLA2810: Ancient Science, Spring 2017
What are Cosmology and Cosmogony?
What is the world made of?
What is the organizing principle of the world?