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Pharmacy and drug lore in antiquity : Greece, Rome, Byzantium / John Scarborough.

Author/Creator:
Scarborough, John.
Publication:
Farnham : Ashgate, c2010.
Series:
Collected studies; CS904.
Collected studies
Format/Description:
Book
1 v. (various pagings). : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Pharmacy -- Greece -- History -- To 1500.
Pharmacy -- Rome.
Pharmacy -- Byzantine Empire.
Botany, Medical -- Greece -- History -- To 1500.
Botany, Medical -- Rome.
Botany, Medical -- Byzantine Empire.
Contents:
The pharmacology of sacred plants, herbs, and roots
On medications for burns in classical antiquity
Theoretical assumptions in Hippocratic pharmacology
Theophrastus on herbals and herbal remedies
Nicander's toxicology I : snakes
Nicander's toxicology II : spiders, scorpions, insects and myriapods
The opium poppy in Hellenistic and Roman medicine
Roman pharmacy and the eastern drug trade : some problems illustrated by the example of aloe
Pharmacy in Pliny's Natural history : some observations on substances and sources
The pharmacy of Methodist medicine : the evidence of Soranus' Gynecology
Criton, physician to Trajan : historian and pharmacist
Pharmaceutical theory in Galen's commentaries on the Hippocratic episdemics : some observations on Roman views of Greek drug lore
Early Byzantine pharmacology
Herbs of the field and herbs of the garden in Byzantine medicinal pharmacy.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780754659549 (hbk.)
0754659542 (hbk.)
OCLC:
436264691
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