Ancient Egypt Medical Care

The Life of Ancient Egyptians. For Every Malady a Cure. Of all the branches of science pursued in ancient Egypt, none achieved such popularity as medicine. Homer put it aptly in the Odyssey (IV, 229-232): That fecund land brings forth abundant herbs, Some baneful, and some curative when duly mixed. There, every man's a doctor; every man Knows better than all others how to treat All manner of disease ...

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