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“Nurses, Midwives, Healers, and Talmudic Medical Encyclopedism”

“Nurses, Midwives, Healers, and Talmudic Medical Encyclopedism” by L. Lehmhaus   The talk examines Talmudic discourse on healthcare as an arena of cultural competition and transfer between Jews and non-Jews. It is part of the 55th Philadelphia Seminar on Christian Origins with the theme “What Did Ancient Jews Know? Exploring the Place of Scientific Knowledge […]

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“Als hätte man den Mailserver geknackt….”: DER SPIEGEL über BabMed

SPIEGEL-Journalist J. Groll will es genau wissen – einen ganzen Nachmittag lang berichten ihm Ulrike Steinert und Markham J. Geller zum BabMed-Projekt, in der aktuellen Ausgabe des SPIEGEL liest jetzt auch die Öffentlichkeit mit: https://magazin.spiegel.de/SP/2017/47/154353404/index.html?utm_source=spon&utm_campaign=centerpage.    

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BabMed @Harvard — U. Steinert’s talk at the National History Museum available on Youtube.

  Ulrike Steinert’s lecture at the Harvard National History Museum in September 2017 is now available on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdnSFSj4uHo&feature=youtu.be For abstract and further information, please see our BabMed website.  

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An Affair of Herbal Medicine? The ‘Special’ Kitchen in the Royal Palace of Ebla

By Agnese Vacca, Luca Peyronel, and Claudia Wachter-Sarkady In antiquity, like today, humans needed a wide range of medicines, but until recently there has been little direct archaeological evidence for producing medicines. That evidence, however, also suggests that Near Eastern palaces may have been in the pharmaceutical business. Most of the medical treatments documented in […]

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First infertility diagnosis discovered in cuneiform tablet

The first diagnosis to determine infertility was made 4,000 years ago, an ancient Assyrian clay tablet discovered by Turkish researchers in central Kayseri province revealed Thursday. Read more at Daily Sabah: https://www.dailysabah.com/history/2017/11/09/first-infertility-diagnosis-made-4000-years-ago-discovered-in-cuneiform-tablet-in-turkey  

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Talmudic Discourses on Socio-Medical Interactions in Late Antiquity: L. Lehmhaus at UVA.

  Lennart Lehmhaus speaks about “Between ‘Gentile Healing’ and ‘Giving Life to Idolaters’: Talmudic Discourses on Socio-Medical Interactions in Late Antiquity.”   University of Virginia, Department of Religious Studies Monday, November 6, 2017   For further information, visit: http://religiousstudies.as.virginia.edu/events 2017_11_UnivVirgina_Lehmhaus_announcement poster   Lennart Lehmhaus, currently a Rothfeld Fellow at the Katz Center for Advanced Judaic […]

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Paris, 11/2017: Bodies in Stone and Clay: Perception and Images of Living Beings in Mesopotamia.

Corps en pierre et argile: perception et images d’êtres vivants dans la Mésopotamie des II et I mill. av. J.C . international conference organized by the UMR 7192 (Laura Battini and Anne-Isabelle Langlois) and held in Paris (Collège de France), November 9-10, 2017 Scholars specialist in images, in history and in biology who are also […]

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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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