Ancient Babylonian Medicine: Theory and Practice
May 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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- Represents the first overview of Babylonian medicine utilizing cuneiform sources, including archives of court letters, medical recipes, and commentaries written by ancient scholars
- Attempts to reconcile the ways in which medicine and magic were related
- Assigns authorship to various types of medical literature that were previously considered anonymous
- Rejects the approach of other scholars that have attempted to apply modern diagnostic methods to ancient illnesses
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