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Doctors in Ancient Greek and Roman Rhetorical Education.
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PMID:  22492738     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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This article collects and examines all references to doctors in rhetorical exercises used in ancient Greek and Roman schools in the Roman Empire. While doctors are sometimes portrayed positively as philanthropic, expert practitioners of their divinely sanctioned art, they are more often depicted as facing charges for poisoning their patients.
Authors:
Craig A Gibson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the history of medicine and allied sciences     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1468-4373     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-4-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0413415     Medline TA:  J Hist Med Allied Sci     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Classics, The University of Iowa, 210 Jefferson Building, Iowa City, IA 52242-1418.
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