An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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Magic and rationality in ancient Near Eastern and Graeco-Roman medicine. Edited by Manfred Horstmanshoff and Marten Stol.

Leiden: Brill, 2004.

The first comparison of medical systems of the Ancient Near East and the Greek and Roman world. The authors treat early medicine in Babylonia, Egypt, the Minoan and Mycenean world; later medicine in Hippocrates, Galen, Aelius Aristides, Vindicianus, the Talmud, focusing on the degree of "rationality" or "irrationality" in the various ways of medical thought and treatment.

Subjects: ANCIENT MEDICINE › Anatolia, ANCIENT MEDICINE › Egypt › History of Ancient Medicine in Egypt, ANCIENT MEDICINE › Greece › History of Ancient Medicine in Greece, ANCIENT MEDICINE › Mesopotamia, ANCIENT MEDICINE › Roman Empire › History of Medicine in the Roman Empire, Magic & Superstition in Medicine, RELIGION & Medicine & the Life Sciences