Tag: medicine

Magic to Heal the ‘Wandering Womb’ in Antiquity

The idea that the womb wandered about the female body was prevalent in antiquity, even after it was disproven by some ancient physicians.

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Dolphin Folklore of the Ancient World

Dolphins are frequently found in ancient Greek and Roman folklore, where tales tell of their roles in medicine and myth, and as helpers to Gods and mortals.

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