History of Hygiene Timeline

The word hygiene comes from Hygeia, the Greek goddess of health, who was the daughter of Aesculapius, the god of medicine. Since the arrival of the Industrial Revolution (c.1750-1850) and the discovery of the germ theory of disease in the second half of the nineteenth century, hygiene and sanitation have been at the forefront of the struggle against illness and disease.

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40:41 The Siege of Leningrad
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01:28 Medieval Surnames
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03:11 Ancient Rome and Trade
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04:08 Roman Entertainment
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05:55 Coal Mines in the Industrial Revolution
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