Roots of neuroanatomy, neurology, and neurosurgery as found in the bible and talmud

R. Shane Tubbs, Marios Loukas, Mohammadali M. Shoja, Aaron A. Cohen-Gadol, John C. Wellons, W. Jerry Oakes

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)156-162
Number of pages7
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1 2008



  • Ancient
  • History
  • Neuroscience
  • Religion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Surgery

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