Babylonian Medicine

Freie Universität Berlin

Monatsarchiv für August 2015

Just published: The Class Reunion, by Johnson/Geller

In The Class Reunion—An Annotated Translation and Commentary on the Sumerian Dialogue Two Scribes, J. Cale Johnson and Markham J. Geller present a critical edition, translation and commentary on the Sumerian scholastic dialogue otherwise known as Two Scribes, Streit zweier Schulabsolventen or Dialogue 1. The two protagonists, the Professor and the Bureaucrat, each ridicule their […]

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Depicting Jewish Tought – summer conference at IJS

This year’s summer conference at the Institute of Jewish Studies, University College London is to be held on 1-2 September 2015. The conference is co-sponsored by the Centre for International Cooperation, Freie Universitaet, and the Zentrum fuer Juedische Studien, Berlin. The conference ‘Depicting Jewish Thought’ convened by L. Muehlethaler will be held in honour of […]

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14. Christlich-Jüdische Sommeruniversität: Vortrag M.J. Geller

Vom 25. bis 27. August 2015 findet die 14. Christlich-Jüdische Sommeruniversität zum Thema “Der Eine und die Vielen. Messiaskonzeptionen im Judentum und Christentum” in Berlin statt. BabMed-Projektleiter Prof. M.J. Geller ist mit einem Vortrag ‘The Birth of the Messiah by the River of Babylon” am Mittwoch, 26. August 2015 auf der Veranstaltung vertreten. Weitere informationen […]

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Greek Diet, Health, and Medicine in the Roman world: Integration and Analysis of the Archaeological and Literary Material

This international conference takes places at the University of Exeter, Devon, UK, 9- 11 September 2015. Concepts and attitudes towards diet, health, and medicine in the Roman world were heavily influenced by Greek beliefs and practices. Later Greek and Roman medical writers such as Galen built upon a Greek foundation and followed existing traditions. Yet […]

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Call for papers: Medicine and Philosophy in Antiquity

This conference will take place from October 1-3, 2015 at St. Norbert College in DePere, Wisconsin. Its organizers seek original contributions from scholars working on any aspect of the mutual exchange between medical theory and philosophical argument in the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Recent PhDs or advanced graduate students especially encouraged. Keynote speakers are […]

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Philosophy and Dietetics in the Hippocratic ‘On Regimen’

This book by Hynek Bartoš on Philosophy and Dietetics in the Hippocratic ‘On Regimen’ was published recently by Brill: “It offers the first extended study published in English on the Hippocratic treatise On Regimen, one of the most important pre-Platonic documents of the discussion of human nature and other topics at the intersection of ancient […]

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