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Anthropological questions


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The interview is performed by a second-year medical student at the School of medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki named Apostolos Verikios. The person interviewed is Mr. Asterios Aidonis, archaeologist-physical anthropologist and PhD candidate of physical anthropology at the School of History and Ethnology, Democritus University of Thrace. The topic discussed is the practice of trepanation in antiquity, its' worldwide spread and the motives hidden behind it. This interview is an excellent way for students to get an answer for their questions that often arise in class, since it is an aspect of ancient medical practice that fascinates them. The unit of ancient medical practice is directly linked to this interview since it is one of the surgical methods widely used in antiquity and presented in the part discussing therapeutic methods.
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