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The Asclepion Prof. Nancy Demand

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 in Articles, Library | Comments Off on The Asclepion Prof. Nancy Demand

Medicine in Ancient Mesopotamia Historical Background The name Mesopotamia (meaning “the land between the rivers”) refers to the geographic region which lies near the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers and not to any particular civilization. In fact, over the course of several millennia, many civilizations developed, collapsed, and were replaced in this fertile region. The land of Mesopotamia is made fertile by the irregular and often violent flooding of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. While these floods aided agricultural endeavors by adding rich silt to the soil every year, it took...

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