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The Mediaeval Scene

  • V. C. Medvei

Abstract

Although the Middle Ages appeared to be medically barren on the whole, there were a number of exceptions. In the first place, there was Arabic medicine, which had inherited the Greek tradition; it flourished and was enhanced by some Jewish physicians in Arab lands. Next, there were some interesting developments in the Far East, notably in China, which must be mentioned. Finally, there were some rays of light in the West, particularly where there were points of contact with the Arabs.

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