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Edited by Irving L. Finkel and Markham J. Geller
The present collection of articles on disease in Babylonia is the first such volume to appear providing detailed information derived from published and unpublished medical texts in cuneiform script from the second and first millennia BC.
Erica Reiner in collaboration with David Pingree
This volume presents the edition and translation of first-millennium BC Babylonian omens derived from the appearance and movements of the planet Jupiter. David Pingree’s introduction and astronomical commentary shows the extent of the Babylonian scholars’ knowledge of astronomical phenomena.
E. Reiner and D.E. Pingree
Mohammed El Faïz
This book, which relies on the treatise of the Nabatean Agriculture, offers a good deal of information relating to ecology, economy and agro-technics that is essential to the understanding of the working and development of the agricultural economy of ancient Mesopotamia.
Andrew H. Gordon and Calvin W. Schwabe
A cross-disciplinary approach suggesting that the origin of ancient Egyptian medicine began with the domestication of cattle in Africa and the attempt to control disease. With the sacrifice of these animals, the Egyptians began to understand anatomy and physiology, which they then applied to humans.
This work explores the interaction between magic and medicine in ancient Mesopotamia, as applied specifically to ghosts. Included is a discussion of sin and natural causes in Mesopotamian medicine. Additionally, it transliterates and translates 352 prescriptions designed to cure psychological ...
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