Hippocrates from Kos - doctor bust
A modern doctor, who was educated by his father
Hippocrates from Kos lived during the years of 460 to 370 BC. He was part of a traditional medical family and the first modern and scientific doctor, who started the European medicine. The estimated Hippocrates taught worth knowing about medicine in his school and wrote down everything. The image of the miracle doctor was put on bronze coins and his fantastic reputation followed him everywhere. Beneath him circa 60 written pieces were created, that contain an extensive collection of medical texts.
Spectecular was, that he broke tradition saying, that it only were the magical power connected to medicine. As modern doctor he always treated the entire human and supported the natural healing powers for example with plant-based drugs, changes of lifestyle of surgery.
Impersonate bust Hippocrates from Kos
- hight circa 23 cm
- place of discovery: island Kos
- fabricated according to the original
The expressive bust Hippocrates from Kos transmits your students a teaching view on the world of the ancient Greece. It symbolises integral medicine and shows how much humans in the Antiquity were influenced by gods and half gods.
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