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Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. The Identity of Physicians during the High Roman Empire
The Establishment of Medicine as a Profession in Rome
The Nature of the Medical Market Place during the High Roman Empire
The Case of Psasnis
Conclusion
2. Patients' Understanding of Health and Illness
Patients and Their Healers
Physicians and Temple Medicine
Aelius Aristides
Conclusion
3. The Domus and Reproduction
Childbirth
Physicians and Midwives
Mothers' Experiences
Conclusion
4. Health Care in the Roman Army
Theoretical Background
The Establishment of the Roman Imperial Medical Corps
The Responsibilities of the Army Physician and of the Medical Corps
Military Physicians and Local Populations
Conclusion
5. Medical Tourism during the High Roman Empire
Temples
Water
Cities
Conclusion
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index