Soranus' Gynecology / Edition 1 available in Paperback
Including a section on infant care, Soranus' Gynecology represents ancient gynecological and obstetrical practice at its height. An introduction and notes by Temkin provide insight into the work's historical and scientific background.
About the Author
Owsei Temkin, M.D. (1902–2002), was William H. Welch Professor of the History of Medicine and director of the Institute of the History of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University. His books include The Falling Sickness: A History of Epilepsy from the Greeks to the Beginnings of Modern Neurology, Soranus' Gynecology (translation), and Hippocrates in a World of Pagans and Christians.