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THE ANCIENT WORLD
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THE EGYPTIANS
The Egyptians knew about Egyptian medicine was
anatomy but they didn't developed because of:
know how parts of the body Trade
worked.
Wealth
Egyptians believed the heart
The Nile & Farming
was the most important
organ it has channels that Religion
had to be clear to be Improved writing (papyrus)
healthy.
When they died all organs
would be removed except the
heart which would be
preserved with the body.
The Egyptians didn't believe
in dissection as it would
affect the afterlife.
The Egyptians used herbal
remedies.…read more

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THE GREEKS
The success and wealth of Religion:
the Greek Empire allowed Greeks believed in Gods of all
the Greeks to develop a love aspects.
of learning and to try find
The God of healing was
answers to the mysteries
Asclepius.
around them.
Asclepius' daughters were
Hippocrates was the most
Hygeia and Panacrea who
famous doctor of them all.
were said to heal you.
(The founder of the modern
medicine)…read more

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THE ROMANS
The first doctors in Rome
were Greek doctors captured
as prisoners of war.
The main medical books were
written by Hippocrates.
The Romans also took over
libraries in Egypt.
Some Greek doctors moved
to Rome for the money.
New ideas and treatment
spread quickly.
Rich people were the only
ones to be able to afford
medical treatment.
The Romans were frequently
at war.
Galen ­ Doctor in Rome.…read more

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