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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2020; 4176–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2020.4.1.76
Published: 01 March 2020
..., contextualizing the efforts of this article toward a theoretical reframing of the political and institutional elements of ancient Christianity. The second part focuses on the religious legislation of the Theodosian Code , with particular emphasis on the laws against the heretics and their performance in the...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 34475–507 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.4.475
Published: 01 December 2019
... how medicine was, and remains to be, not only a matter of science. NOTES 1. On this gap in evidence, see Vivian Nutton, Ancient Medicine , 2nd ed. (London and New York: Routledge, 2013), 299–300. 2. See the overview on this point in Heidi Marx-Wolf and Kristi Upson-Saia, “The State of...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 34473–474 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.4.473
Published: 01 December 2019
... carcerality. The collaborative Viewpoint essay on teaching late ancient medicine takes place seriously as a locus of interaction in a different way. In this case, the place is the classroom, and each author considers how these sources—which are still quite marginalized—can be pedagogically fruitful in a...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2019; 32128–191 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2019.3.2.128
Published: 01 June 2019
...), 22–23, nn. 4–25. Whatever position one favors, however, it is clear that no firm link between the formation of the Jewish week and the practice of ancient astrology, a link which might provide a common origin for the two weeks under discussion here, has been established. 8. As of this writing...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 24437–439 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.4.437
Published: 01 December 2018
... as mere rhetoric, with the intent of adding flourish and prestige to theological arguments. The fields of late ancient medicine and religions, older scholarship assumed, were quite distinct. More recently, as scholars have read more widely in the medical sources, we have become better attuned to...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 24512–541 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.4.512
Published: 01 December 2018
... photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 Gregory of Nyssa Ancient Medicine Eucharist Dietetics Early Christian Ritual Metaphor Pharmacology NOTES This paper was...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 24440–463 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.4.440
Published: 01 December 2018
... content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 Metaphor Medical Anthropology Conceptual Metaphors Moral Foundations Ancient Medicine Ancient Philosophy NOTES 1. Catalogue: Uta Kornmeier, ed., The...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 23419–423 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.3.419
Published: 01 September 2018
... Homo Patiens “pleads for a cautious and nuanced approach” to ancient history of medicine, “recommending that historians consistently ask in which contexts and in what way the application of modern diagnostic labels to pre-modern accounts of illness can truly contribute to a better historical...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 24464–490 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.4.464
Published: 01 December 2018
... content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 Ancient Medicine Sexual Abstinence Greco-Roman Athletics Asceticism Metaphor NOTES Early drafts of this paper were improved immensely thanks to the...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 24542–566 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.4.542
Published: 01 December 2018
... Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 Theodoret of Cyrrhus Ancient Medicine Brain Marrow Aqueduct Metaphor NOTES With enormous gratitude to the editor of this special issue, Prof. Kristi Upson-Saia, for her patient and detailed...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 24491–511 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.4.491
Published: 01 December 2018
... Reprints and Permissions web page, www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 Clement of Alexandria Ancient Medicine Vision Epistemology Baptism Metaphor NOTES 1. Denise Kimber Buell, Making Christians: Clement of Alexandria and the Rhetoric of Legitimacy (Princeton: Princeton...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 23342–384 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.3.342
Published: 01 September 2018
... Marino et al. (Catania: Edizioni del Prismas, 2006), 253–280. For another example of scholarship considering the cultural logic of exchange inherent in ancient medicine, see Guila Ecca, “The Μισθάριον in the Praecepta : The Medical Fee and its Impact on the Patient,” in Homo Patiens : Approaches to...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 23263–265 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.3.263
Published: 01 September 2018
... problems at the heart of the theories of the will embraced within late ancient Judaism and Christianity.” Given this cultural continuity, the moments when late ancient Christians used their original value system to confront Greco-Roman norms are all the more significant. In “Medicine, Money, and...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2018; 22180–214 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2018.2.2.180
Published: 01 May 2018
... polemic put to service in the wider creative mythmaking and boundary/identity construction by heresiologists such as Justin, Irenaeus, Tertullian, Eusebius, and Epiphanius. In identifying both precursor ingredients in various ancient Mediterranean comparanda and novel developments in the Christian...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2017; 14409–412 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2017.1.4.409
Published: 01 December 2017
... determine which medicinal substances were distributed by traders traveling across the Islamic Empire involves six historical and scientific criteria designed to distinguish substances widely known in the ancient world from those that were new or relatively new to westerners in the Middle Ages. While they...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2017; 13225–253 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2017.1.3.225
Published: 01 September 2017
... Yegül's “Baths and Bathing in Roman Antioch,” in Antioch: The Lost Ancient City , ed. Christine Kondoleon (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001), 146–54 and “Cilicia at the Crossroads: Transformations of Baths and Bath Culture in the Roman East,” in Olba 8 (Mersin: Kılıkıa Arkeolojisini...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2017; 114–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2017.1.1.4
Published: 01 February 2017
... (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996), 3–25. 2. http://www.inthemedievalmiddle.com/2015/10/monster-classroom-seven-theses. html? m=1 accessed 29 October 2016. 3. E. D. Digeser, “The Usefulness of Borderlands Concepts in Ancient History: The Case of Origen as Monster,” in J.W.I. Lee and...
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Studies in Late Antiquity. 2017; 1138–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sla.2017.1.1.38
Published: 01 February 2017
... Antiquity,” in Dictionary of the History of Ideas: Studies of Selected Pivotal Ideas , ed. P. P. Wiener (New York: Scribner, 1973), v. 2, 252–263; and Sluiter and Rosen, eds., Free Speech , mostly on ancient Athens. For parrhesia , see the final section of this paper. 8. Digest 48.4, ed. T...