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Studies in Late Antiquity (2021) 5 (4): 618–638.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of the Roman law of obligations. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 Roman law Visigothic code ancient medicine The legal and genealogical study of Visigothic medici illuminates one aspect of the complex way in which Visigoth society built on its Roman inheritance...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (4): 464–490.
Published: 01 December 2018
... in early Christian literature, therefore, may well have evoked ideas about total sexual renunciation. Ancient Medicine Sexual Abstinence Greco-Roman Athletics Asceticism Metaphor © 2018 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (4): 440–463.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Ancient Medicine Ancient Philosophy In the title to the 2016 exhibition The Soul is an Octopus , curated at the Berliner Medizinhistorisches Museum der Charité, the centrality of metaphor to ancient ways of conceiving of the body and life is evident. 1 Metaphor is explicitly employed to make...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (4): 542–566.
Published: 01 December 2018
...), so the bishop stands as a point of mediation between earthly wealth and the treasures of heaven. Theodoret of Cyrrhus Ancient Medicine Brain Marrow Aqueduct Metaphor Central to late antique understandings of the brain was the concept of governance, that is, the brain as organ...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (4): 512–541.
Published: 01 December 2018
... for diagnosing and treating disease. Gregory of Nyssa Ancient Medicine Eucharist Dietetics Early Christian Ritual Metaphor Pharmacology “One of the effects of this drawing together of medicine and the care of the self is, I think, that one has to deal with an intertwining of the mental...
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Studies in Late Antiquity (2018) 2 (4): 491–511.
Published: 01 December 2018
... on Clement's reliance on Epicureanism for his theory of epistemology, in general, 37 and Epicurus's theory of conception formation, in particular. 38 Clement of Alexandria Ancient Medicine Vision Epistemology Baptism Metaphor In her influential book, Making Christians , Denise Buell...