- I doubt that there was time during the madness of a battle to do more than the very basics of trying to keep men alive. But once the enemy retreated the skilled Roman Medical Corps attached to the army would swing into action.
Titus Pullo has brain surgery
A scene from Book XII of the Aeneid: the physician Iapyx treats the
wounded Aeneas, who is supported by his weeping son Ascanius.