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Ancient Roman Medicine

Roman Medicine

Roman medicine was a mixture of new theories and developments of Greek practices. Medicine was improved through the studies of Galen, through a desire to maintain a fit and healthy army and through empirical observation. medicine in Ancient Rome also brought about some great developments of Public Health facilities.

Please contact me if you know of any useful links or activities about Ancient Romans and their medical practices.

Looking for Key Stage 3 resources on the Romans? Click here.

Select the relevant links at the bottom of the screen to go to background information of the most relevance to your studies. 

Try the Investigations section for an activity based on Roman Public Health.

Ancient Roman Medicine - pages in this section

Unit home page - Background Information - Public Health in Ancient Rome - Medicine and the Roman Army - Galen's Medical Developments - Investigations into Roman public health - Revision Activities (not specific to medicine), Rome links (not all specific to medicine)


Greek and Roman Medicine

The second book in the History of Medicine series. This book is an ideal resource for students following the Medicine Through Time course at GCSE level. The book provides a clear understanding of the key ideas that formed medical practice throughout the Ancient and medieval worlds, making the content 'must know' material. Brilliantly summarised and supported by a wide range of images.

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