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Author Totelin, Laurence M. V.
Title Hippocratic recipes : oral and written transmission of pharmacological knowledge in fifth- and fourth-century Greece / by Laurence M.V. Totelin.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.

Author Totelin, Laurence M. V.
Series Studies in ancient medicine, 0925-1421 ; v. 34
Studies in ancient medicine ; v. 34.
Subject Hippocrates -- Knowledge and learning -- Pharmacology.
Pharmacology -- Greece -- History -- To 1500.
Drug development -- Greece -- History -- To 1500.
Pharmaceutical Preparations -- history.
Drug Compounding -- history.
Drug Prescriptions -- history.
Greek World.
History, Ancient.
Pharmacology -- history.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 366 pages) : maps.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-326) and indexes.
Contents Oral transmission of medical knowledge and written recipes -- The history of the written catalogues of recipes -- Hippocratic recipes between home remedies and haute medecine -- Imports, geographical determinism, and influences : the use of exotic and luxury ingredients in the Hippocratic catalogues of recipes -- Fertility and sex : the symbolism attached to some of the ingredients of the Hippocratic gynaecological recipes -- Reading, studying, and using the Hippocratic catalogues of recipes -- The afterlife of Hippocratic recipes.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789047424864 (electronic bk.)
9047424867 (electronic bk.)
9789004171541 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9004171541 (hardback ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1163/ej.9789004171541.i-366
OCLC # 604722832
Additional Format Print version: Totelin, Laurence M.V. Hippocratic recipes. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009 (DLC) 2008035399 (OCoLC)243818519

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