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By Markham J. Geller

using a good number of formerly unknown cuneiform drugs, Ancient Babylonian drugs: idea and Practice examines the best way drugs was once practiced by way of a variety of Babylonian execs of the second and 1st millennium B.C.

  • Represents the 1st review of Babylonian drugs using cuneiform resources, together with records of court docket letters, scientific recipes, and commentaries written via historic scholars
  • Attempts to reconcile the ways that drugs and magic have been related
  • Assigns authorship to varied forms of clinical literature that have been formerly thought of anonymous
  • Rejects the procedure of alternative students that experience tried to use smooth diagnostic how you can old illnesses

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