This fun trivia quiz contains questions about the personality traits associated with the four humors of ancient Greek medicine.

Quiz: We Can Guess Your Rare Personality Type From 15 Questions

This fun trivia quiz contains questions about the personality traits associated with the four humors of ancient Greek medicine.

Physician treating a patient

Physician treating a patient (Attic red-figure aryballos, BC), Louvre Museum

Greek Medicine is the traditional, indigenous holistic healing system of Western civilization. It was first codified and systematized by the Greek philosopher - physician Hippocrates in the 4th century B.C.E. and subsequently developed and expanded by other physicians, most notably Galen, Dioscorides and Avicenna.

Hippocrates of Cos or Hippokrates of Kos ( c. 460 BC – c. 370 BC) was an ancient Greek physician. He is referred to as the father of western medicine. He is first person to believe that diseases were caused naturally, not because of superstition and gods.

Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen PDF

Greek Medicine from Hippocrates to Galen PDF

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The ancient Greeks initially regarded illness as a divine punishment and healing as, quite literally, a gift from the gods. However, by the 5th century BCE, there were attempts to identify the material causes...

Greek Medicine

The ancient Greeks initially regarded illness as a divine punishment and healing as, quite literally, a gift from the gods. However, by the century BCE, there were attempts to identify the material causes.

Article discussing how the Greeks approached illness and medication. Statue of Asklepios (Nina Aldin Thune)

Greek Medicine

Statue of Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine, holding the symbolic Rod of Asclepius with its coiled serpent

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