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Title 'Greek' and 'Roman' in Latin medical texts : studies in cultural change and exchange in ancient medicine / edited by Brigitte Maire
Published Leiden : Brill, [2014]
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Series Studies in ancient medicine, 0925-1421 ; Volume 42
Studies in ancient medicine ; Volume 42. 0925-1421
Contents 880-01 Greek and Roman patients under Galen's gaze : a doctor at the crossroads of two cultures / Veronique Boudon-Millot -- "Memorial" strategies of court physicians in the imperial period / Sebastien Barbara -- The identity, legal status and origin of the Roman army's medical staff in the imperial age / Pascal Bader -- Pneumatism in Seneca : an example of interaction between physics and medicine / Frederic Le Blay -- References to medical authors in non-medical Latin literature / Innocenzo Mazzini -- At the crossroads of Greek and Roman medicine : the contribution of Latin papyri / Marie-Helene Marganne and Magali de Haro Sanchez -- Calcidius, witness to Greek medical theories : eye anatomy and pathology / Beatrice Bakhouche -- Physical pain in Celsus' On medicine / Aurelien Gautherie -- The pharmacological treatise of Juba II, King of Mauretania / Antoine Pietrobelli -- "As a matter of fact, this is not difficult to understand!" : the addresses to the reader in Greek and Latin pharmacological poetry / Svetlana Hautala -- Magical formulas in Pliny's natural history : origins, sources, parallels / Patricia Gaillard-Seux -- On analgesic and narcotic plants : Pliny and his Greek sources, the history of a complex graft / Valerie Bonet -- Collyrium names attested on stone tablets : the example of the Helvetian corpus / Muriel Pardon-Labonnelie -- The meaning and etymology of the adjective apiosus / Vincenzo Ortoleva -- The Latin and Greek tradition of the corpus oribasianum / Serena Buzzi and Federico Messina -- Galen of Pergamum : a witness of Scribonius Largus' ouvre / Alessia Guardasole -- Greek medicine in Scribonius Largus' compositiones / Sergio Sconocchia -- The ancient Latin commentary on the Hippocratic aphorisms on the threshold of the twelfth century / Manuel E. Vazquez Bujan -- On terminological variation in the late Latin translation of the Hippocratic aphorisms / Gerd V.M. Haverling -- From Cassius Felix to Tereoperica : new considerations on indirect tradition / Laura Lopez Figueroa -- The author of Book 10 of the Mulomedicina chironis and its Greek and Latin sources / Valerie Gitton Ripoll
880-01 Chapter 6 At the Crossroads of Greek and Roman Medicine: The Contribution of Latin Papyri 1. Medical Texts 2. Iatromagical Papyri; Part 3 Anatomy and Pathology; Chapter 7 Calcidius, Witness to Greek Medical Theories: Eye Anatomy and Pathology; Chapter 8 Physical Pain in Celsus' On Medicine; Part 4 Pharmacology and Magic; Chapter 9 The Pharmacological Treatise Περι ̀ευφ̓ορβιόυ of Juba II, King of Mauretania; Chapter 10 "As a Matter of Fact, This is Not Difficult to Understand!": The Addresses to the Reader in Greek and Latin Pharmacological Poetry
Summary 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 texts until well into the medieval world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Medicine, Ancient -- Congresses.
Medicine, Greek and Roman -- History -- Congresses.
Anthropology, Cultural.
Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
Greek World.
History of Medicine.
History, Ancient.
Publication Characteristics
Social Sciences.
Western World.
Roman World.
Genre/Form Congress.
Publication Formats.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Maire, Brigitte, editor
ISBN 130697674X (ebk)
9004273867 (electronic bk.)
9781306976749 (ebk)
9789004273863 (electronic bk.)