Contents Series Foreword xiii 1. Factors in Health and Wellness 1 Health and Disease in History 1 Health, Disease, and the Body 3 Disease Theory in the Ancient Near East: Mesopotamia and Egypt Disease Theory in the Western Medical Tradition: Greece, Rome, the Islamic World, and Medieval Europe 5 Disease Theory in Indian Ayurvedic Medicine 9 Disease Theory in Traditional Chinese Medicine 11 Health and Social Well-Being 16 2. Education and Training: Learned and Non-Learned 17 Medical Learning in the Ancient Near East 18 Mesopotamia 18 Egypt 20 Medical Learning in the Ancient Greek and Roman World 22 Hippocratic Medicine 22 Galen and the Hippocratic Tradition 24
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