9 October 2004 – 13 March 2005
The way people in Britain used medicines to treat diseases was based on theories and prescriptions that had originated in Greek and Roman times. The most influential ancient works on medical theory were by classical physicians, especially Hippocrates and Galen. For pharmacy the key authority was Dioscorides’ ‘Materia Medica’…
Therapy, pharmacy and commerce in early-modern Europe.