Essay on Gsce History

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GCSE History: Unit 1
Task 1
Purge - To clean or clear the body of impurities
Cauterise – Burning a wound to stop the flow of blood or to seal it from infection
Cholera – A disease carried in polluted water
Inoculate – Inject a person with a small amount of bacteria to produce immunity
Pneumonia – A disease affecting the lungs
Antibiotic – A drug, Such as penicillin, used to destroy bacteria which can cause infections
Task 2
Asclepion - In ancient Greece, an Asclepion was a healing temple, sacred to the god Asclepius
Physician - A physician practices the ancient profession of medicine, which is concerned with maintaining or restoring human health
Anatomy – Anatomy is a branch of biology that consists of the study of living things
Embalm – Embalming is a way of preserving a human Dissection – When a body is cut open and an organ is removed
Gangrene – An infection that affects the tissue of any limb causing it to rot away and die
Rheumatism – A medical condition affecting the joints and connective tissue
Trepanning – When a hole is made in the skull to release pressure
B. Chronology
(Timeline and explanation on separate sheet)
3. Prehistory
Interview
Prevent = P
Treat = T
P = Magic Charms x6 Medicine man x 4
T = Herbal Remedies x4 Trepanning x 3 Setting Broken Bones x3

Pie Chart

4. Ancient Egypt
Imhotep

He wrote an encyclopaedia of architecture that was used as the main bases and as guidance for Egyptian builders thousands of years after his death.
Herodotus

He has been called the "Father of History"
Sekhmet

She is depicted as a lioness, the fiercest hunter known to the Egyptians. It was said that her breath created the desert. She was seen as the protector of the pharaohs and led them in warfare.
Isis

Isis was instrumental in the resurrection of Osiris when he was murdered by Set.
Taweret

Taweret was known as mistress of the horizon
Bast

She is depicted as either a fierce lioness or a woman with the head of a lion.
5. Ancient Greece
Podcast.
Hello and welcome to the Asclepion here in the wonderful city of Pergamum. If you are looking for a nice relaxing time to get away from your family and be healed by the God Asclepion, then this is the place to be. Firstly on your left, entering through the forecourt, you have the temple of Asclepion where after a relaxing day, you can go and pray for Asclepion to heal you during the night. In the corner we have a treatment centre to treat any wounds that Asclepion doesn’t need to heal. Now, continuing down the long stretch, we have the south sloa where you will go to sleep after praying to Asclepion. In this bottom corner, we have a latrine for when you need to let out your inner demons. Down the west and north side, we have extra sleeping rooms so if we begin to haul in the people of Pergamum to be healed, we won’t run out of beds. In the middle of the Asclepius, we have the pool where you can go for…