Studies in Ancient Medicine

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Series
ISSN: 
0925-1421
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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
Expected: 
November 2015
€150,00
$194.00

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

Homo Patiens - Approaches to the Patient in the Ancient World is a collection of studies about the patients of the Graeco-Roman world, their role in the ancient medical encounters and their relationship to the health providers and medical practitioners of their time.
Series: 
Volume: 
45
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004305557
Expected: 
December 2015
€168,00
$218.00

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
44
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004289215
E-ISBN: 
9789004289550
Publication date: 
March 2015
€135,00
$175.00

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
43
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004279070
E-ISBN: 
9789004283596
Publication date: 
November 2014
€150,00
$194.00

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...
Series: 
Volume: 
42
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004242784
E-ISBN: 
9789004273863
Publication date: 
July 2014
€149,00
$193.00

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
41
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004218581
E-ISBN: 
9789004235519
Publication date: 
December 2012
€112,00
$151.00

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
€153,00
$200.00

Joel E. Mann

Employing the logical tools of contemporary analytic philosophy, this book places the pseudo-Hippocratic treatise On the Art of Medicine in its proper philosophical, rhetorical, and medical contexts through a new translation and commentary on the Greek text.
Series: 
Volume: 
39
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004224131
E-ISBN: 
9789004224292
Publication date: 
March 2012
€115,00
$150.00

Helena M. Paavilainen

The development of medical drug therapy in medieval times is an interplay between tradition and innovation. This book tracks the changes in drug recommendations from the Arabic texts of Ibn Sīnā to Latin medical scholasticism, demonstrating their essential rationality.
Series: 
Volume: 
38
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004171190
E-ISBN: 
9789047424505
Publication date: 
September 2009
€232,00
$302.00

Barbara Zipser

The Therapeutics of John the Physician is an important source on Medieval medicine, published here for the first time. It yields authentic insights into medicine as a craft and a large quantity of new evidence on the transition from ancient to modern Greek.
Series: 
Volume: 
37
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004177239
E-ISBN: 
9789047430674
Publication date: 
June 2009
€147,00
$192.00

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