Ancient medical practices Part 3
HISTORICAL PERIOD: Hippocratic medicineTHEMATIC(S) AREA(S) Clinical practiceCountry: GreeceLanguage: GreekUNIT OF THE EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL:
Hippocratic medicine - Medical Practice in Antiquity
Dr. Constantinos Tsiamis, Assistant Professor of History of Public Health and of Health of Migrant Populations, Dpt of Public Health and Healthcare, University of Thessaly is being interviewed by Apostolos Verikios, second-year medical student, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. This third part of the interview discusses cases of pandemics in antiquity, mainly in the Mediterranean world, the famous Thucydides' plague, in 430 BC which was an epidemic, the plague of the Antonins, in the 2nd century AD and the plague of Cyprianus in 250 AD.