Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Amber Muills

  • A changing view of death

    Amber Mills Anthea Gellie Michele Levinson Malvern, Australia   Roman mosaic depicting fight between two gladiators, 4th¬†century National Archaeological Museum, Madrid, Spain We sit at a phase in human development when life expectancy is greater than ever before. In classical Rome life expectancy was a mere 28 years for an adult, in Medieval Britain it…