What might be treated by crocodile dung, goat’s milk, honey and fluid from a hyena’s liver?
Why would an ancient Greek doctor prescribe a night’s sleep in a temple dedicated to the god of medicine?
If you had a spinal deformity such as a humpback, an ancient Greek doctor would…
When he was a young man, the legendary Greek king Odysseus was wounded in the thigh by a wild boar while out hunting. How did his companions stop the bleeding?
Which ancient Greek poet was once believed to have been a doctor, because the medical knowledge revealed in their poems seemed so advanced?
Got a headache? What would an ancient Roman doctor advise you to do?
Which disease did the Romans believe was caused by harmful fumes from marshy ground?
In ancient Greece, why shouldn’t someone with epilepsy wear black?