Classical Archaeology: Gender and Medicine in Roman Antiquity. Construct and Reality.
Let's have a look together at ancient medicine in terms of gender history and get a glimpse of the activities of the female surgeon of Heidelberg, the female eye specialist of Cologne or the joint practice of Scribonia Attice from Ostia as well.
Iapyx, the doctor, tries to remove an arrow-head from Aeneas' thigh with pliers
Image: Römisches Fresko des 1. Jhs. n. Chr. (gemeinfrei)