Health and Disease in Byzantine Crete (7th-12th centuries AD)

Social science

Chryssi Bourbou

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 264 pages

File size: 22.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

This book is a pioneering publication on Greek Byzantine populations, opening a window on health status and dietary patterns through the lens of bioarchaeological research. Drawing on a diversity of disciplines (biology, chemistry, archaeology and history), the author focuses on the complex interaction between physiology, culture and the environment in Byzantine populations from Crete in the 7th to 12th centuries.