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HISTORY OF BABYLONIAN MEDICINE. BRIEF HISTORY OF BABYLONIAN DYNASTY. Babylonia was a civilization in Lower Mesopotamia , with Babylon as its capital. Babylonia adopted the written Semitic Akkadian language for official use.

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History of babylonian medicine

HISTORY OF BABYLONIAN MEDICINE


Brief history of babylonian dynasty

BRIEF HISTORY OF BABYLONIAN DYNASTY

  • Babylonia was a civilization in Lower Mesopotamia , with Babylon as its capital.

  • Babylonia adopted the written Semitic Akkadian language for official use.

  • Amorite dynasties was established in the city-state of Babylon, which would ultimately take over the others and form the first Babylonian empire, during what is also called the Old Babylonian Period.


Babylonian medicine

BABYLONIAN MEDICINE


Introduction

INTRODUCTION

  • The oldest Babylonian texts on medicine date back to the First Babylonian Dynasty in the first half of the 2nd millennium BC.

  • The most extensive Babylonian medical text, however, is the Diagnostic Handbook written by the physician Esagil-kin-apliof Borsippa, during the reign of the Babylonian kingAdad-apla-iddina (1069-1046 BC).


The methods introduced by babyloians

THE METHODS INTRODUCED BY BABYLOIANS

  • Next to the ancient Egyptians, the ancient Babylonians introduced concepts used today which are seen in the modern world.

  • They are known by their names of diagnosis, prognosis, physical examination, and prescription.


Babylonian diagnosis handbook

Babylonian Diagnosis Handbook

  • The ancient Babylonian Diagnosis Handbook gave a text which list medical symptoms detailed by careful observations along with logical rules in combining pragmatic symptoms on the body of a patient with its diagnosis and prognosis.

  • The disease of a patient then was usually treated with an assortment of pills, creams and bandages depending on which type of recorded disease.


Spread of babylonian medicine

SPREAD OF BABYLONIAN MEDICINE

  • The ancient Babylonian Diagnosis Handbook was established on a commonsensical set of axioms and assumptions.

  • And it is because of this, it has gone on to influence the view and ways of medical procedure around the world.


Thank you

THANK YOU

By-

Prajwal S. Shetty

Group- 2


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