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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.
Imprint Leiden : Brill, [2014]

Series Studies in ancient medicine, 0925-1421 ; Volume 42
Studies in ancient medicine ; Volume 42. 0925-1421
Subject Medicine, Greek and Roman -- History -- Congresses.
Medicine, Ancient -- Congresses.
History of Medicine.
History, Ancient.
Greek World.
Roman World.
Alt Name Maire, Brigitte,
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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.
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 Περὶ εὐφορβίου 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.
Note English.
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ISBN 9789004273863 (electronic bk.)
9004273867 (electronic bk.)
130697674X (ebk)
9781306976749 (ebk)
OCLC # 886551591
Additional Format Print version: 'Greek' and 'Roman' in Latin medical texts 9789004242784 (DLC) 2014014737 (OCoLC)878300964

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