Tag: medicine in the ancient world

Medicine in the Ancient World

03/27 | What exactly did ancient cultures do to combat disease and injury, and did these methods have any real basis in science as we know it today? The answers may surprise   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

Ancient Combat Sports

01/25 | Three ancient Olympic combat events—wrestling, boxing and pancratium—reveal much about the aspirations and values of ancient Greece, about what was deemed honorable, fair and beautiful, both in the eyes of   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

Justinian Plague Linked to the Black Death

09/21 | Bacterial research has linked the Justinian Plague to the world’s most infamous affliction, the Black Death.   Read more…

Posted in News, Post-Biblical Period.


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