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Classical Antiquity (2019) 38 (2): 275–297.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Luis Alejandro Salas Galen conceives of wounds, fractures, and similar conditions as belonging to one of the highest genera in his taxonomy of disease. This classification is puzzling, as much from an ancient Greco-Roman perspective as from a contemporary one. In what sense are wounds and other...
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Classical Antiquity (1982) 1 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 April 1982
.... Hoeppli, Parasites and Parasitic Infections in Early Medicine and Science (Singapore 1959) 356 A. T. Sandison, Diseases in Antiquity (Springfield 1967) 181-82 C. MacLaurin, Post-Mortems of Mere Mortals (New York 1935) 147-59 J. R. Busvine, Insects, Hygiene, and His- tory (London 1976) 195-203 H...
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Classical Antiquity (2011) 30 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Christopher A. Faraone The idea that the womb moved freely about a woman's body causing spasmodic disease enjoyed great popularity among the ancient Greeks, beginning in the classical period with Plato and the Hippocratic writers and continuing on into the Roman and Byzantine periods. Armed with...
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Classical Antiquity (2020) 39 (1): 126–151.
Published: 01 April 2020
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Classical Antiquity (2018) 37 (2): 321–350.
Published: 01 October 2018
... follows, I examine whether disease in the iamata is similarly taxonomized by a gendered physiology and, if it is, deter- mine whether assumptions about female difference overlap with those expressed by the medical writings of the Classical period. Secondly, such a comparative framing permits us to address...
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Classical Antiquity (2018) 37 (2): 267–320.
Published: 01 October 2018
... count of the years . . . this may not have been the original purpose of the ritual, but a later consequence. 39 The other purpose for the ritual was apotropaic in form, as may be inferred from the public disease crises that are stated to have taken place immediately prior to the two other appointments...
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Classical Antiquity (2017) 36 (2): 317–369.
Published: 01 October 2017
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Classical Antiquity (2017) 36 (1): 130–182.
Published: 01 April 2017
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Classical Antiquity (2016) 35 (1): 86–125.
Published: 01 April 2016
... physiological periodicity also found in ancient medical discourse. From the Hippocratic writings onward, we find that physiological cycles were most frequently discussed in relation to disease, especially fevers, which were in fact classified as diseases in antiquity.23 It was the periodic nature of what we now...
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Classical Antiquity (2016) 35 (1): 126–146.
Published: 01 April 2016
... Tales (from now onwards ST), Aelius Aristides first-person account of his healing brought about by Asclepius, is a very complex literary work1 which presents a highly controversial feature: the ST starts with a long diary about Aristides diseases and then, after a second prologue, Books 2 to 6...
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Classical Antiquity (2016) 35 (1): 1–44.
Published: 01 April 2016
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Classical Antiquity (2015) 34 (1): 74–120.
Published: 01 April 2015
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Classical Antiquity (2002) 21 (1): 135–160.
Published: 01 April 2002
... 46-47c. By adopting the anti-hedonists' methodology, Socrates cunningly transforms his entire analysis of bodily mixed pleasures into a discourse on human disease, in which medical terminology prevails. Two major points are made in the reading suggested here. (a) Despite Socrates' quasi-medical...
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Classical Antiquity (2014) 33 (2): 281–318.
Published: 01 October 2014
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Classical Antiquity (2013) 32 (2): 322–377.
Published: 01 October 2013
... diseased. In the Wilderness ( ) 12 Rashi, ad. loc.2 1. }ITYO PY ¯A: LAND OF THE FREE So rarely, Best Beloved, do contemporary critics of modern imperialism and the collateral expansion of the capitalist world-system recall Mene¯lek II s victory over the Italic forces at }Adwa¯ in 1896 the confrontation...
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Classical Antiquity (2013) 32 (1): 78–100.
Published: 01 April 2013
...- ness of life, 1 Glenn Most s objections to this interpretation are manifold: Plato never asserts that life is an illness or death its cure; one passage (Phd. 95c- d) in which Socrates questions Kebes view that the entrance of the soul into the body causes its ruin, like a disease actually provides...
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Classical Antiquity (2013) 32 (1): 200–242.
Published: 01 April 2013
.... This boy, a dolphin s beloved was subsequently afflicted by a disease and perished. His lover (ille amans) swam up repeatedly to the usual spot on the shore, but the boy, who had usually waited for the dolphin s appearance in the shallow waters, was nowhere to be found. The dolphin wasted away and died...
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Classical Antiquity (2013) 32 (1): 101–175.
Published: 01 April 2013
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Classical Antiquity (1995) 14 (1): 193–211.
Published: 01 April 1995
... the perpetrator of the deed, but risks spreading to the community at large, and prompts measures aimed at containing the source of the disease. Both blinding and lapidation are designed to cordon off the contaminant by removing him from all visual and tactile contact with other men. But it is not only...
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Classical Antiquity (2012) 31 (2): 315–348.
Published: 01 October 2012