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By Philip Norrie

ISBN-10: 3319289365

ISBN-13: 9783319289366

ISBN-10: 3319289373

ISBN-13: 9783319289373

This ebook indicates how bubonic plague and smallpox helped finish the Hittite Empire, the Bronze Age within the close to East and later the Carthaginian Empire. The publication will study all of the attainable infectious ailments found in precedent days and express that existence was once a regular fight for survival both fending off or battling opposed to those infectious illness epidemics. The booklet will argue that infectious sickness epidemics are a serious hyperlink within the chain of causation for the dying of such a lot civilizations within the old global and that old historians should still not forget about them, as is at the moment the case.

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Accessed 7 December 13. 1), if not the greatest. 3100 BCE (±150 years) with the reign of Menes, according to the classification by the Egyptian priest Manetho. Prior to this time were the PreDynastic Kings, of which little is known. 2134 BCE and then the Second Intermediate Period (dynasties thirteen to seventeen). 1087 BCE until the end of the Egyptian Empire in 332 BCE when it was conquered by Alexander the Great. 2). The Egyptians developed a very complex medical system, which included a highly refined pharmacopeia and invasive surgical procedures such as trephining (drilling holes through the skull and into the brain).

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Htm. Accessed 7 December 13. 21. ancientegyptianline. html. Accessed 3 December 2013. 22. , A History of Poliomyelitis, (Yale Studies in the history of science and medicine, New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1971) 16–18. 23. nsf/ pages/Measles. Accessed 7 December 13. 24. nsf/ pages/Malaria. Accessed 7 December 13. 25. nsf/ Typhoid_and_paratyphoid. Accessed 7 December 13. 26. int/topics/dysentery/en/. Accessed 7 December 13. 1), if not the greatest. 3100 BCE (±150 years) with the reign of Menes, according to the classification by the Egyptian priest Manetho.

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