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