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 Each Greek village has a healer though their level of expertise will vary wildly from place to place. In the larger towns and cities there may be a doctor, i.e. someone who has taken the Hippocratic Oath. While doctors claim to be scientific they lack any understanding of how the human body works and frequently give out bizarre prescriptions such taking a mud bath or finding a dog to lick their wounds Each Greek village has a healer though their level of expertise will vary wildly from place to place. In the larger towns and cities there may be a doctor, i.e. someone who has taken the Hippocratic Oath. While doctors claim to be scientific they lack any understanding of how the human body works and frequently give out bizarre prescriptions such taking a mud bath or finding a dog to lick their wounds
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-== In The Hands of the Gods == 
  
 Recovery from illness or injury is, like all things in the Greek world, in the hands of the gods. The followers of <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​asclepius">​Asclepius</​apdx>​ whose temples are centres of healing follow a few basic medical practices (e.g. cleanliness) offer the desperate some hope. Only the gods have true healing power and it may be granted to those who pray and make suitable sacrifices but it is hubris for any mortal to expect it. On a whim, the gods may cure a foreign slave while letting the devout monarch die.  Recovery from illness or injury is, like all things in the Greek world, in the hands of the gods. The followers of <apdx ref="​open:​settings:​6d6hellenic:​apdx:​asclepius">​Asclepius</​apdx>​ whose temples are centres of healing follow a few basic medical practices (e.g. cleanliness) offer the desperate some hope. Only the gods have true healing power and it may be granted to those who pray and make suitable sacrifices but it is hubris for any mortal to expect it. On a whim, the gods may cure a foreign slave while letting the devout monarch die. 
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