Homo Patiens - Approaches to the Patient in the Ancient World

Edited by Georgia Petridou, Max-Weber Kolleg, University of Erfurt and Chiara Thumiger, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin

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€168,00
$218.00
ISBN13: 
9789004305557
E-ISBN: 
9789004305564
Publication Date: 
November 2015
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Hardback
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xvi, 548 pp.
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ISSN: 
0925-1421
Volume: 
45

Edited by Chiara Thumiger, University of Warwick and P. N. Singer, Birkbeck, University of London

Mental Illness in Ancient Medicine: From Celsus to Paul of Aegina traces the history of conceptions of mental disorder in Graeco-Roman medical writings, from the 1st century BCE to the 7th CE, with detailed studies of all significant authors.
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Volume: 
50
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004362727
Expected: 
March 2018
€143,00
$172.00

Edited by John Z. Wee, University of Chicago

The Comparable Body - Analogy and Metaphor in Ancient Mesopotamian, Egyptian, and Greco-Roman Medicine explores how analogy and metaphor illuminate and shape conceptions about the human body and disease, through 11 case studies from ancient Mesopotamian, Egyptian, and Greco-Roman medicine.
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Volume: 
49
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004356764
E-ISBN: 
9789004356771
Publication date: 
December 2017
€138,00
$159.00

Orly Lewis, Humboldt University

This study offers an edition and fresh analysis of the fragmentary evidence for the views of Praxagoras of Cos (4th-3rd c. BC) on arteries, pulsation and pneuma. It presents the relevant fragments and draws new conclusions on Praxagoras’ views and sources.
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Volume: 
48
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004337428
E-ISBN: 
9789004337435
Publication date: 
February 2017
€138,00
$151.00

Robert Leigh, University of Exeter

Robert Leigh offers a critical edition with translation into English, commentary and introduction of the pharmacological treatise On Theriac to Piso traditionally attributed to Galen, and reviews the evidence as to the validity of the attribution to Galen.
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Volume: 
47
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004302891
E-ISBN: 
9789004306905
Publication date: 
November 2015
€126,00
$163.00

Edited by Lesley Dean-Jones, University of Texas and Ralph M. Rosen, University of Pennsylvania

In Ancient Concepts of the Hippocratic, Lesley Dean-Jones and Ralph Rosen have gathered 19 international authorities in ancient medicine to identify commonalities among the treatises of the Hippocratic Corpus which led scholars of antiquity to group them under one name.
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Volume: 
46
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004307018
E-ISBN: 
9789004307407
Publication date: 
October 2015
€150,00
$194.00

Hynek Bartoš, Charles University, Prague

This book offers the first extended study published in English on the Hippocratic treatise On Regimen, one of the most important pre-Platonic documents of the discussion of human nature and other topics at the intersection of ancient medicine and philosophy.
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Volume: 
44
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004289215
E-ISBN: 
9789004289550
Publication date: 
March 2015
€140,00
$179.00

Lawrence J. Bliquez, University of Washington, Seattle

In The Tools of Asclepius Lawrence Bliquez provides a comprehensive, up-to-date treatment of the surgical instruments and paraphernalia used by Greco-Roman pharmacists, physicians and surgeons.
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Volume: 
43
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004279070
E-ISBN: 
9789004283596
Publication date: 
November 2014
€156,00
$198.00

Edited by Brigitte Maire, University of Lausanne

Latin medical texts transmit medical theories and practices that originated mainly in Greece. 'Greek' and 'Roman' in Latin Medical Texts studies the ways in which this cultural interaction led to innovations in the areas of anatomy, pathology and pharmacology, from the earliest Latin medical...
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Volume: 
42
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004242784
E-ISBN: 
9789004273863
Publication date: 
July 2014
€164,00
$197.00

Philippa Lang, Emory University

Examining all forms of healing within the specific socioeconomic and environmental constraints of the Ptolemies’ Egypt, this book explores how linguistic, cultural and ethnic affiliations and interactions were expressed in the medical domain.
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Volume: 
41
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004218581
E-ISBN: 
9789004235519
Publication date: 
December 2012
€124,00
$154.00

By Jacques Jouanna, Université de Paris-Sorbonne and Institut de France (Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres), Translated by Neil Allies, Edited by Philip van der Eijk

This volume makes available in English translation a selection of Jacques Jouanna's papers on Greek and Roman medicine, ranging from the early beginnings of Greek medicine to late antiquity.
Series: 
Volume: 
40
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004208599
E-ISBN: 
9789004232549
Publication date: 
July 2012
€168,00
$204.00

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