HIST 449 Medicine in the Ancient World (3 credits)

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Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)


History : The evolution of ideas about the human body, disease, and therapeutics, and the diverse practices of medicine in Graeco-Roman antiquity (ca 800BC - ca 600CE), with particular attention given to their social, political, cultural and religious context.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • Prerequisite: HIST 349 or an introductory course in Ancient Greek or Roman history

  • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HIST 452 and HIST 453