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The Evil Eye, Thanatology, and Other Essays

Roswell Park

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Chapters include: The Evil Eye; Thanatology; Serpent-Myths and Serpent Worship; Iatro-Theurgic Symbolism; The Relation of the Grecian Mysteries to the Foundation of Christianity; The Knights Hospitaller of St. John of Jerusalem; Giordano Bruno; Student Life in the Middle Ages; A Study of Medical Words, Deeds and Men; The Career of the Army Surgeon; The Evolution of the Surgeon from the Barber; The Story of the Discovery of the Circulation; and, History of Anaesthesia and the Introduction of Anaesthetics in Surgery.

This book has 240 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1912.

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