Gynecological Surgery from the Hippocratics to the Fall of the Roman Empire

Lawrence J. Bliquez


The article aimes to explore advances in the Greco-Roman gynecological surgery with particular emphasis on the Roman Empire. The development and improvement of the Roman surgical instrumentarium occurred in tandem with surgical advances, gynecological as well as general. It might therefore be said that the approach taken in this paper is one based on material culture.

Key words: Gynecology Surgical Strumentaria Ancient medicine

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