The Eye and Man in Ancient Egypt
Richey L. Waugh
Published in 1995 , The Eye and Man in Ancient Egypt, was the first volume of a series of supplements to Hirschberg´s History of Ophthalmology.
These supplements (The Monographs) published and edited by Jean-Paul Wayenborgh are particular textes which were, because of the time period of the publishing of Hirschberg´s History (1899-1918), little treated or not at all.
Waugh´s magnificent work concentrates on the relationship of eye diseases, their treatment and religion in Ancient Egypt. It is the first extended textbook on this very special field of egyptology.
Return to Book List