Heart in Antiquity
A Journey through Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, China, Pre-Hispanic America, and Greece
This book represents the first systematic investigation on ancient cardiology, which
includes the first civilizations of human history, such as those flourished in Mesopotamia,
Pharaonic Egypt, Vedic India, and China. It includes also major pre-Hispanic civilizations
at their apex, namely the Maya, Aztec and Inca, given that they shared fundamental
features with the first ones. Finally, it closes with Greek medicine because it represents....
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