The Mesopotamian Schools of Edessa and Jundi-Shapur: The Roots of Modern Medical Schools

Johna, Samir
July 2003
American Surgeon;Jul2003, Vol. 69 Issue 7, p627
Academic Journal
Discusses the rise and fall of the medical schools of Edessa and Jundi-Shapur in Iran in the fourth century. History of medicine in the region; Role of the schools in medical education; Attributions to the fall of the institutions.


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