Visigothic Medici: A Legal and Genealogical Study

Ido Israelowich*

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This article has two interwoven objectives. The first is to show what these items of law reveal about the Visigothic healthcare system and its origins. The second is to portray the attitude of the Visigothic Code toward healthcare as an exemplum of a more general trend of acceptance of the Roman law of obligations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)618-638
Number of pages21
JournalStudies in Late Antiquity
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1 Nov 2021


  • Ancient medicine
  • Roman law
  • Visigothic code


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