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    In ancient Greece around 400 B.C.‚ many historical events took place. Hippocrates‚ who is credited as the “father of medicine”‚ wrote On Ancient Medicine which revolutionized the way the ancient Greeks viewed health and medicine. The text On Ancient Medicine is a piece contained in the Hippocratic Corpus‚ a collection of ancient Greek medical texts. This writing was important to this time period‚ and heavily impacted the ancient Greek society. In this text‚ there is an oath‚ simply titled The

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    Hippocrates‚ the Father of Medicine Hippocrates‚ greatest physician of antiquity‚ is regarded as the father of medicine. Born on the island of Kos‚ Greece in the year 460 b.c.‚ says the earliest biography written by Soranus of Ephesus in the a third century a.d. Although a native of Kos he was forced to leave the island as the result of a fire for which he was blamed. He traveled to many other islands to practice medicine. Most of the cases in the two books of Epidemics considered to be genuine

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    Hippocrates A little history on the oh so famous father of medicine: Historians agree that Hippocrates was born around the year 460 BC on the Greek island of Kos (Cos)‚ and became a famous physician and teacher of medicine. Other biographical information‚ however‚ is likely to be untrue .Soranus of Ephesus‚ a 2nd-century Greek gynecologist‚ was Hippocrates’ first biographer and is the source of most information on Hippocrates’ person. Information about Hippocrates can also be found in the writings

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    The God of Medicine‚ Asclepius‚ and Father of Medicine‚ Hippocrates‚ were the personification of healing in antiquity. Hippocrates‚ according to Gary B. Ferngren‚ was “the embodiment of medical wisdom‚ and the exemplar of the ideal physicians” (Ferngren‚ 41). On the other hand‚ Asclepius was “the patron of both physicians and patients” and “represented a last hope for those whose disease could not be… cured” (Ferngren‚ 51-53). It was generally understood that these two characters “flourished side

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    The Greeks and Romans viewed madness and sickness as an affliction from the gods. Greek physicians‚ most notably Hippocrates‚ believed these afflictions we from an imbalance of what he called the four humors. These included blood‚ phlegm‚ black bile‚ and yellow bile. In many cases many treatments prescribed to balance the humors could be considered precursors to psychotherapy. Hippocrates had his patients’ discuss their dreams to gain insight into their ailments. From these discussions‚ he would then

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    makeup and workings of the human body‚ adopted by Ancient Greek and Roman physicians and philosophers‚ positing that an excess or deficiency of any of four distinct bodily fluids in a person directly influences their temperament and health. From Hippocrates onward‚ the humoral theory was adopted by Greek‚ Roman and Persian physicians ‚ and became the most commonly held view of the human body among European physicians until the advent of modern medical research in the nineteenth century. The four

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    Hippocrates lived through the ages of 460 B.C to 370 B.C. He was the ancient Greek Physician of the age of Pericles. He is identified as the “most important figure in Medicine” and “The father of Medicine.” He was born on the Island of Cos. It was believed that his father‚ also a physician‚ traveled around and learned some practices. When he comes home he practices it and taught Hippocrates the ways. Hippocrates was the only one who believed that diseases were separate from Religion terms. He was

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    Hippocrates Born: c.460 BC at Kos‚ Ancient Greece Died: c.370 BC at Larissa‚ Ancient Greece Hippocrates was an ancient Greek physician who was born around 460 BC on Cos‚ an Aegean island. Many consider him to be the “father of medicine” because he transformed the path of Greek medicine. He believed that diseases were caused by some type of natural action instead of being caused by the spirits or gods. His Early Life: Hippocrates was the son of Praxithea and Heracleides. His family’s wealth allowed

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    Hippocrates made such an impression on medical history that his name is still very much associated with medicine today. All newly qualified doctors take what is called the ‘Hippocratic Oath’ and some see Hippocrates as the father of modern medicine even though he did most of his work some 430 years before the birth of Christ. Greek doctors had started to look at the issue of poor health and disease by using a process of reasoning and observation. The most famous of these was Hippocrates. He is

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    Throughout the history of medicine there has always been a need for shared commitment to ideals of moral‚ ethical and humane practice. The Hippocratic Oath‚ created by a compilation of works largely based on Hippocrates‚ has always stood as guidelines for the conduct of physicians. The Classical oath has and continues to serve well in preserving the sanctity of the medical profession while developing a basis for the respectful treatment of patients. However‚ this out-dated oath is not equipped to

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