Babylonian Medicine

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Zu Gast am Deutschen Haus, NY: Teilprojekt A03/L. Lehmhaus und der SFB 980

Das von Markham J. Geller geleitete Teilprojekt des SFB 980 ‘Episteme in Bewegung’ ist mit von der Partie im Deutschen Haus, New York: Unter dem Titel “Knowledge in Motion” präsentiert sich der Sonderforschungsbereich der Freien Universität Berlin in einem zweitägigen Workshop am 16. und 17. Oktober 2017. Das genaue Programm ist online auf der SFB-Seite […]

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Psychopharmaka in Ancient Greek Medicine and Thought – workshop Sept 29, 2017

On Fri, September 29, 2017, a workshop on Psychopharmaka is being held at Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften. The event is convened by R. Wittwer, BBAW and TOPOI Excellence Cluster, Research Area D2 Mapping Body and Soul. Participation is open to the public, for administrative reasons, partitipants are requested to register beforehand with wittwer@bbaw.de. Speakers are: […]

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Internationale medizinhistorische Tagung „Sammlung und Fragmentierung: Medizinische Kompilationen des Morgen- und Abendlands und ihre Quellen“

Internationale medizinhistorische Tagung „Sammlung und Fragmentierung: Medizinische Kompilationen des Morgen- und Abendlands und ihre Quellen“ Berlin, Saturday 30.09.17 – Monday 02.10.17 registration: 8.40 hrs on Sat., Sept 30, 2017 venue Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin For full conference programme see end of this post.     Einführung: Was sind Kompilationen? Zu Wesen und Geschichte einer literarischen „Gattung“, […]

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Rome Workshop on Galen’s ‘Simple Drugs’

Rethinking Ancient Pharmacology: the transmission and interpretation of Galen’s treatise On simple drugs. Date: September 22, 2017 Venue: The British School, Rome Web: https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/classics/research/seminars/rethinkingpharmacology/ The British School in Rome hosts an international workshop about the textual transmission and the interpretation of Galen’s treatise On Simple Drugs. The event is organised by Caroline Petit, Matteo Martelli […]

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Video Lecture: Human Senses in Akkadian Texts

A Lecture and Video-Conference by Anne-Caroline Rendu Loisel, Strasburg University Thursday, September 28, 2017 4 p.m.-6 p.m. (Paris time) at the Ivry sur Seine CNRS building, 27 rue Paul Bert, Porte de Choisy/Porte d’Ivry subway station, room C in the basement or by distance through video-conference.   Through the prism of bodily perception, a society […]

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London conference on Ancient Holisms, Sept. 11-12, 2017

CONFERENCE – LONDON, INSTITUTE OF CLASSICAL STUDIES 11-12.09.17 Contact: Chiara Thumiger c.thumiger@warwick.ac.uk Confirmed speakers: Vivian Nutton, Helen King, Claire Trenery, Julius Rocca, Michael Boylan, Christian Laes, Laurence Totelin, David Leith, Hynek Bartos, Brooke Holmes, Peter Singer, Sean Coughlin, Orly Lewis, Georgios Kazantzidis, Chiara Thumiger The conference programme is available here ANCIENT ‘HOLISM’ in Graeco-Roman medicine […]

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Le Journal des Médecines Cunéiformes, 2017 – N° 29

Le Journal des Médecines Cunéiformes, 2017 – N° 29   Maddalena Rumor p. 1-34 The ‘AŠ section’ of Uruanna III in Partitur   Silvia Salin p. 35-48 “Stinging Pain” in Assyro-Babylonian Medical Texts: Some Considerations.   Wilfred G. E. Watson p. 49-53 A Remedy for Equine Bloat?   Henry Stadhouders p. 54-55 Addendum to Sm. […]

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7.-11. August 2017: EABS / SBL International Meeting, Berlin – Literary and Discursive Framing of Medical Knowledge in Antiquity

Vom 7.8. bis 11.8.2017 findet in Berlin das gemeinsame jährliche Treffen der EABS (European Association of Biblical Studies) und SBL (Society of Biblical Literature) statt. Dabei wird es zwischen dem 9.8. und 11.8. ein Panel zur antiken Medizin unter dem Titel “Literary and Discursive Framing of Medical Knowledge in Antiquity” geben, einberufen durch Markham J. […]

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Book project – a horror story set in ancient Mesopotamia!

Please have a look at a new book project by Irving Finkel, presented and advertised on this crowd funding site: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/348404877/the-writing-in-the-stone There is the opportunity to support the project with a small fee and receive a copy of the limited print or even more exclusive offers … Not only the lovers of horror stories will […]

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[agade] WEBS: The medical corpus of the Cairo Genizah

The Genizah Research Unit at Cambridge University Library would like to announce the successful completion of the project ‘Medicine in medieval Egypt: creating online access to the medical corpus of the Cairo Genizah’, funded by a Wellcome Trust Research Resources Grant & Provision for Public Engagement (105086/Z/14/Z). Among the 350,000 fragments of medieval manuscripts retrieved […]

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