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The restraint of horses as described by ancient Greek and Roman authors, from first to fourth century AD

François VALLAT Dr vétérinaire, Dr en Histoire, email. francoisvallat@hotmail.com The study of texts by Columella (Ist century) and by hippiaters of the late Roman Empire (IVth century) reveals characteristics of ancient restraint methods used in performing surgery on large domestic … Continue reading

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Cattle rearing in Ancient Egypt Content

par Annelise Roman, Docteur Vétérinaire Abstract : overview of our knowledge of cattle reared in Ancient Egypt (origin and breeds of cattle), on their role in rural economics, on their use for human consumption or in handicrafts and their religious … Continue reading

Posted in 2004, Antiquity, Bovines | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Extension and Inflating: the therapy of the shoulder and antique hippiatres

by Louise Sephocle*, Valérie Gitton-Ripoll**, François Vallat*** *Doctorante en Lettres Classiques, Université de Brest L’Hermitage, 29600 Plourin- les-Morlaix, Adel. lou.sephocle@orange.fr **Maître de conférences en latin, UFR Lettres Université de Toulouse 2 Le Mirail, 5 allée  Antonio-Machado 31058 Toulouse cedex 9, … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Antiquity, Horses, Surgery | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

French translation of latin nitrum ; his therapeutic use in Roman veterinary medicine

by Par Valérie Gitton-Ripoll, Maître de conférences à l’université de Toulouse 2, Adel. vgitton@wanadoo.fr The latin word nitrum must not be translated by french nitre. This word is a synonym for saltpeter, while nitrum was a sodium carbonate (french natron), … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, Antiquity, Horses | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Understanding Vegetius

by Yvonne Poulle-Drieux,  Archiviste paléographe Both the Mulomedicina and the Cura boum written by Vegetius during the 5th century are in the process of being edited again by Marie-Thérèse Cam and the author for the Collection des Universités de France. … Continue reading

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