Roots of neuroanatomy, neurology, and neurosurgery as found in the Bible and Talmud.

Academic Article


  • Historical observations and interpretations regarding the treatment of components of the nervous system can be found in the writings of the Bible and Talmud. A review of topics germane to modern neuroanatomy, neurology, and neurosurgery from these early, rich writings is presented herein. These historic writings provide a glimpse into the early understanding, description, and treatment of pathologies of the nervous system.
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    Published In

  • Neurosurgery  Journal
  • Keywords

  • Bible, History, Ancient, Humans, Judaism, Neuroanatomy, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Religion and Medicine
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    Author List

  • Tubbs RS; Loukas M; Shoja MM; Cohen-Gadol AA; Wellons JC; Oakes WJ
  • Start Page

  • 156
  • End Page

  • 162
  • Volume

  • 63
  • Issue

  • 1