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Title Collecting recipes : Byzantine and Jewish pharmacology in dialogue / edited by Lennart Lehmhaus and Matteo Martelli
Published Boston ; Berlin : De Gruyter, [2017]


Description 1 online resource (viii, 333 pages) : illustrations
Series Science, technology, and medicine in ancient cultures, 2194-976X ; volume 4
Science, technology, and medicine in ancient cultures ; v. 4.
Contents Acknowledgements; Contents; Introduction; Part 1. Near-Eastern and Galenic Background; Some Remarks on Babylonian Pharmacology; Reconsidering the Term Dreckapotheke for the Ancient Near East; Galen, Pharmacology and the Boundaries of Medicine: A Reassessment; Part 2. Pharmacology in Motion: Byzantine and Jewish Traditions; Aëtius' Extraction of Galenic Essence; The Third Way; Le ricette cosmetiche nelle enciclopedie mediche tardoantiche; Paul d'Égine, Galien et l'aspic de Cléopâtre; Continuity and Innovation in Paul of Aegina's Chapters on Headaches and Migraines
Summary "This volume brings together contributions covering different periods of the history of ancient pharmacology and medical writing, from Greek, Byzantine, and Syriac medicine to the Rabbinic-Talmudic medical discourses. It highlights the overwhelming mass of information about drugs and remedies in classical and late-antique sources, and traces the transmission and transformation of pharmacological knowledge across cultural and linguistic boundaries"-- Provided by publisher
Analysis (Produktform)Electronic book text
(Zielgruppe)Fachpublikum/ Wissenschaft
(BISAC Subject Heading)HIS002000
(BISAC Subject Heading)SCI034000: SCI034000 SCIENCE / History
(BISAC Subject Heading)HIS009000: HIS009000 HISTORY / Middle East / Egypt (see also Ancient / Egypt)
(BISAC Subject Heading)REL040030: REL040030 RELIGION / Judaism / History
Intercultural history of knowledge and science; Late Antique pharmacology/ pharmacotherapy; Talmudic Medicine; Greek medical encyclopedias
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Selections in English, Italian and French
Subject Pharmacology -- Byzantine Empire
Medicine, Ancient.
Medicine, Greek and Roman.
Medicine in rabbinical literature.
Judaism -- history
Pharmacology -- history
History, Ancient
History of science.
MEDICAL -- Pharmacology.
Medicine, Ancient
Medicine, Greek and Roman
Medicine in rabbinical literature
Byzantine Empire
Form Electronic book
Author Lehmhaus, Lennart, editor
Martelli, Matteo, editor
LC no. 2017042384
ISBN 9781501502538