The Handicapped Children in Rome: Current Studies and Perspectives
Keywords:mostrum , handicap , children , medical care, roman times
AbstractReading Literary , Medical and Juridical Texts, The Author Tries to Understand what was the Meaning of the Handicap of Monstrum in Roman Times. She insists on the evolution of the concept and scrutinizes the case of emperor Claudius. For a real understanding of the problems, a crossexaminatiion of text, images and bones is necessary , she concludes.