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The Graeco-Roman Period (156 BC-576 AD)

  • V. C. Medvei

Abstract

There were two main periods of Roman medicine: the pre-Hellenic, mainly known from writings of Cato and Pliny the Elder, and from laws, inscriptions and allusions in Latin authors.

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Anorexia Nervosa Pituitary Stalk Contraceptive Technique Book Versus White Tooth 
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