Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine,  1 (1817), 130–32.

On the Origin of Hospitals for the Sick

Q, Edinburgh




Hospitals, Surgery, Medical Practitioners, Medical Treatment,

People mentioned:

Hippocrates, Horace, Juvenal, Emperor Claudius I, Emperor Constantine I, Emperor Justinian I, Emperor Julian, St Jerome, St Isidore, William Stark

Publications cited:

Beckmann 1814

    Presents a short history of hospital provision 'for the sick' from ancient Greece, through the Roman empire, to contemporary hospitals in Paris and Glasgow.

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