Ancient Greeks and Ancient Romans

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1. what are the 4 humours?

  • they are: blood, sweat, tears and pus. when they come.in contact of each other you are ill.
  • hippocrates's answer to illness: they are: blood, phlegm, yellow bile and black bile. the body contains them, when we are healthy they are balanced. when they are unbalanced we are unhealthy.
  • they are black bile, yellow bile, green bile and phlegm. when they become out of aligment, you are ill
  • they are blood, sweat, green bile and yellow bile. they are in your lungs and can be damaging when unbalanced
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2. what time period were the Ancient Romans around?

  • 10,000BC
  • 3000BC -1500BC
  • 1500BC - 400BC
  • 400BC - 400AD
  • 1500 - 1750BC

3. a treatment in an Asclepion is...

  • where a blind man would have a mixture of crushed garlic, vinegar, verjuice and squills put on his eyes and Asclepius's snake licked his eyes and he could see
  • relaxing in a bubble bath with a drink of garlic and vinegar
  • killing Asclepius's snake and roasting it for tea
  • Asclepius would visit you and let the snake use its venom to cure you whilst you slept

4. why does the factor ' Education' have an impact on medicine?

  • *one source of water *able to study local vegetation *in one place, potentially less illness to catch *able to concentrate on finding cures *public health could decrease; everyone's living together *wealthy, build things, more time *healing temples
  • *they set up schools e.g Alexandria *these ideas in books could be wrong *some books been lost in translation
  • *beliefs are strong, sometimes don't question anything new *might believe that gods cause illness
  • *knowledge from other countries * new ideas, new treatments * could bring back illness to study
  • *time to study and think, they also write things down *more dedicated to getting answers *more ideas they have, more curious as to why things happens

5. why does the factor 'trade' have an impact on medicine?

  • *time to study and think, they also write things down *more dedicated to getting answers *more ideas they have, more curious as to why things happens
  • *one source of water *able to study local vegetation *in one place, potentially less illness to catch *able to concentrate on finding cures *public health could decrease; everyone's living together *wealthy, build things, more time *healing temples
  • *beliefs are strong, sometimes don't question anything new *might believe that gods cause illness
  • *knowledge from other countries * new ideas, new treatments * could bring back illness to study
  • *they set up schools e.g Alexandria *these ideas in books could be wrong *some books been lost in translation

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