Exploring Illness
Time and Place

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s y m p t o m s

Fevers and Chills

An Injured Limb

Swollen Sores

Welcome to Exploring Illness Across Time and Place

Discover how illness has changed through history. Browse the links to learn more. Use the drop-down menus at left to track how similar symptoms have been understood differently across the centuries. For an introduction to the aims of this site, see the About this Site page.

Written and Designed by

Christopher Jones and Roger Turner

The University of Pennsylvania
HSSC 503: Seminar in the History of Medicine

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