Dumbarton Oaks Papers Number Thirty-Eight. Symposium On Byzantine Medicine

Washington DC: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library And Collection, 1984. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Large quarto volume bound in original green cloth and lettered in gilt to the front panel and the spine. This volume contains the following articles: Vivian Nutton - From Galen to Alexander / Aspects of Medicine and Medical Practice in Late Antiquity; Barry Baldwin - Beyond the House Call / Doctors in the Early Byzantine History and Politics; John Duffy - Byzantine Medicine in the Sixth and Seventh Centuries / Aspects of Teaching and Practice; Joseph A. M. Sonderkamp - Theophanes Nonnus / Medicine in the Circle of Constantine Porphyrogenitus; Alexander Kazhdan - The Image of the Medical Doctor in Byzantine Literature of the Tenth to Twelfth Centuries; Timothy S. Miller - Byzantine Hospitals; Gary Vikan - Art, Medicine, and Magic in Early Byzantium; Susan Ashbrook Harvey - Physicians and Ascetics in John of Ephesus / An Expedient Alliance; John M. Riddle - Byzantine Commentaries on Dioscorides; Robert B. Todd - Philosophy and Medicine in John Philoponus' Commentary on Aristotle's De Anima; Anne-Marie Doyen-Higuet - The Hippiatrica and Byzantine Veterinary Medicine; Armin Hohlweg - John Actuarius' De methodo medindi / On the New Edition; Michael Dols - Insanity in Byzantine and Islamic Medicine; Jean Theodorides - Rabies in Byzantine Medicine; Robert Renehan - Meletius' Chapter on the Eyes / An Unidentified Source; Emilie Savage-Smith - Hellenistic and Byzantine Ophthalmology / Trachoma and Sequelae; Lawrence J. Bliquez - Two Lists of Greek Surgical Instruments and the State of Surgery in Byzantine Times; Jerry Stannard - Aspects of Byzantine Materia Medica; John Scarborough - Early Byzantine Parmacology; Elinor Lieber - Asaf's Book of Medicines / A Hebrew Encyclopedia of Greek and Jewish Medicine, Possibly Compiled in Byzantium on an Indian Model; Gerhard Baader - Early Medieval Latin Adaptations of Byzantine Medicine in Western Europe. A fine copy in all respects.

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