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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Wilmanns, JC 
Title:
[The physician in the Roman Army in the early period and at the height of the empire] 
Abstract:
This article deals with the organization of health care in the Roman army, especially in the garrisons stationed in the more remote provinces of the Roman empire. A system of military healthcare was first created during the reign of Augustus. It consisted of various ranks of military physicians (milites medici) and assistants (capsarii and marsi) as well as military hospitals (valetudinaria). These played a major part in the spread of rational medicine over the less civilized parts of the Roman...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Clio Med 
Year:
1995 
Journal volume:
27 
Pages contribution:
171-87 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0045-7183 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Geschichte und Ethik der Medizin