Friday, January 04, 2008

Brown Bag Program ~ From Hippocrates to Galen: The Practice of Medicine in the Ancient World

wallpainting from pompeiiWall painting from Casa di Sirico, Pompeii, 1st Century BCE: Aeneas receiving medical attention from lapyx

The ancient Romans were advanced in many ways, including the practice of medicine. Dr. Dennis Pappas shares his personal collection of ancient medical instruments and discusses images of Roman medical tools in the exhibition Pompeii: Tales from an Eruption. Wednesday, January 9, noon.

brown bag imageFeed your body and mind at BPL's Brown Bag Programs. You bring the lunch and we'll bring the drinks. Wednesdays at noon in the Arrington Auditorium located on the 3rd floor of the Linn-Hinley Research Library, 2100 Park Place. There is no charge for these programs.

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