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Notes on voice and speech disorders in ancient and Byzantine Greece.
Authors : D. Yannatos, R. E. Heshiki, C. Herault (Athènes)
Ref. : Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol. 2000;121,5:329-331.
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Voice and speech were considered important by the Ancient and Byzantine Greeks and their disorders were examined and treated on a reasoned basis, without prejudice, by such famous doctors and practitioners of these periods as Hippocrates, Aristotle, Galen, Orebassius and Paul the Aeginitian. In this article, we present the voice and speech disorders which were described and analysed in the texts of Ancient and Byzantine Greek doctors and historians.
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