Ariadne: Resources for Athenaze


Links for ancient Medicine in ancient Greece


The Asclepion: Health and Medicine in Ancient Cultures has a very nice set of brief, illustrated essays, including the Hippocratic oath, the illness of maidens, temple cures and the plague in Athens (CTCWeb)

Antiqua Medicina: From Homer to Vesalius has short illustrated essays on Hippocrates and the Hippocratic corpus, healing cults and sanctuaries, women in medicine, and surgical instruments (University of Virginia Health System)

Ancient Medicine/Antiqua Medicina features longer essays, translated texts of ancient medical writers, bibliographies (Society for Ancient Medicine)

Search the database of Images from the History of Medicine (U.S. National Library of Medicine)

Valerie French, "Midwives and Maternity Care in the Roman World" originally published in Helios 13 (1986) 69-84.





Classical Studies
Cornell College

Last Update: January 29, 2010 5:58 pm
John Gruber-Miller