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Author Medicine in the Ancient Mediterranean World (Conference) (2008 : Nicosia, Cyprus)

Title Medicine and healing in the ancient Mediterranean world : including the proceedings of the international conference with the same title, organised in the framework of the Research Project INTERREG IIIA : Greece/Cyprus 2000/2006, Joint Educational and Research Programmes in the History and Archaeology of Medicine, Palaeopathology, and Palaeoradiation, and the 1st International CAPP Symposium "New Approaches to Archaeological Human Remains in Cyprus" / edited by Demetrios Michaelides
Published Oxford : Oxbow Books, 2014
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Contents 880-01 Chapter 19: Alexander's Wounds as a Paradigm for War SurgeryChapter 20: Surgery in Byzantium; Chapter 21: Plastic Surgery of the Face in Byzantine Times; Part VI: Medicaments and Cures; Chapter 22: The Headache Remedies of the Pseudo-Apuleius. A Modern Reappraisal; Chapter 23: Compound Medicines in Antiquity: a First Approach; Chapter 24: Lemnian Earth, Alum and Astringency: a Field-based Approach; Chapter 25: Ancient Desires to Shape Progeny: the Role of Vision and Soul in Greek and Jewish Sourcesof Late Antiquity
880-01 Chapter 13: Le Traité de Galien De pulsibus ad tirones : Pratique Médicale et Représentationdu Corps HumainChapter14: Γαληνού της Περγάμου ±Τέχνη [I]ατρική»: Επιτομή της Ιατρικής και των Τομέων της ; Chapter 15: An Episode in the Historiography of Malaria in the Ancient World; Chapter 16: Medical Dialogue in the Books on Dietetics in the De medicina: Celsus Τaking Αccount of the Patient as a Friend and Individual; Chapter 17: The Contribution of the 4th Century North African Physician, Helvius Vindicianus; Part V: Surgery; Chapter 18: Back to Basics: Surgeons' Knives in the Roman World
Summary There are many recoverable aspects and indications concerning medicine and healing in the ancient past - from the archaeological evidence of skeletal remains, grave-goods comprising medical and/or surgical equipment and visual representations in tombs and other monuments thorough to epigraphic and literary sources. The 42 papers presented here cover many aspects medicine in the Mediterranean world during Antiquity and early Byzantine times, bringing together both internationally established specialists on the history of medicine and researchers in the early stages of their career. The contribu
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Medicine -- History -- Congresses.
Medicine, Ancient -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Michaēlidēs, Dēmētrēs, editor
Biomedical Sciences in Archaeology (Conference) (1st : 2008 : Ērakleion, Greece)
International CAPP Symposium "New Approaches to Archaeological Human Remains in Cyprus" (1st : 2008 : Nicosia, Cyprus)
LC no. 2014016633
ISBN 1782972382 (electronic bk)
9781782972389 (electronic bk)