A Woman Writes a Medical Text

A book concerning diseases of the stomach, kidneys and uterus, was written by Metrodora, a greek woman from around the 1st Century.

Additional Information:

  • Metrodora – Wikipedia
    Metrodora (c. 200-400 CE) was a Greek female physician and author of the oldest medical text known to have been written by a woman, On the Diseases and Cures of Women (Περὶ τῶν Γυναικείων παθῶν τῆς μἠτρας).
Date:
      50 CE
Name(s):
      Metrodora
Occupation:
      Writer
Location:
      Greece


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