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Hussein Youssef

Alcmaeon of Croton

Alcmaeon of Croton lived in the city of Crotone in Magna Graecia (now southern Italy) around the beginning of the 5th Century BC. He was a philosopher-physician. His works cover topics ranging from


The oldest surgical texts which describe 48 surgical cases, 27 of which are related to head injuries. It is believed that this papyrus was found in the tomb of a physician and that


Aristotle the greatest natural philosopher of the ancient world. Born in 384 B.C., Aristotle was a student of Plato (who believed in brain supremacy) and served as a tutor for Alexander the Great.