[Review of Christian Researches in the Mediterranean, by William Jowett] [1/2]
Public Health, Epidemiology
Jowett describes a visit to a Coptic Church in Alexandria and reports that incense was frequently used, 'which is very necessary in such a country, where cold damps and pestilential airs sometimes infest a church' (727).
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