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Giorgos Papantoniou, Trinity College, Dublin
By focusing on religion, this monograph represents the first extended attempt to explore how the socio-cultural infrastructure of Cyprus was affected by the transition from segmented administration by many Cypriot kings to the island-wide government by a foreign Ptolemaic correspondent.
Edited by Elizabeth Minchin
This ninth Orality and Literacy volume considers oral composition, performance, reception, and the mutual interplay between oral performance and written text. Authors under consideration are Homer, Hesiod, Plato, Isocrates, orators of the Second Sophistic, and Proclus. Cross-cultural studies are ...
By Jacques Jouanna, Université de Paris-Sorbonne and Institut de France (Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres), Translated by Neil Allies, Edited by Philip van der Eijk
This volume makes available in English translation a selection of Jacques Jouanna's papers on Greek and Roman medicine, ranging from the early beginnings of Greek medicine to late antiquity.
Joel E. Mann
Employing the logical tools of contemporary analytic philosophy, this book places the pseudo-Hippocratic treatise On the Art of Medicine in its proper philosophical, rhetorical, and medical contexts through a new translation and commentary on the Greek text.
Caitlín E. Barrett
This book investigates Hellenistic popular religion through an interdisciplinary study of figurines of Egyptian deities from Delos. The results offer a new perspective on Hellenistic reinterpretations of Egyptian religion, as well as the relationship between “popular” and “official” cults.
Laurence M. V. Totelin
Drawing on philological studies, social history and anthropology, this book offers the first extended study of the recipes included in the Hippocratic Corpus. It examines the links between oral and written traditions in the transmission of ancient pharmacological knowledge.
Peter E. Pormann
This study of the reception of Paul of Aegina's handbook (or pragmateia) in the Syriac and Arabic traditions provides fascinating new insights into Greek-Syriac-Arabic translation techniques and the impact of Greek medical theory on the development of Islamic medicine.
Philip J. van der Eijk
Diocles of Carystus was one of the most prominent medical authorities in antiquity. This two volume set presents all the Greek, Latin and Arabic sources for his views with facing English translation, a commentary and a discussion of their intellectual context.
This edition of the Stephanus Commentary on Galen's Therapeutics to Glaucon sheds important light on the nature and extent of medical education in the West on the eve of the Arab conquest.
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