Babylonian Medicine

Freie Universität Berlin

Nothing else matters? – Describing, Classifying, and Transforming Natural Substances in Ancient Science

At this year’s annual meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine (AAHM) in Minneapolis, Matteo Martelli and Lennart Lehmhaus convene a panel on pre-modern medicine and alchemy that combines comparative case studies and theoretical discussions. Both scholars are affiliated with the Berlin research project at the SFB 980 on Talmudic and Byzantine Medicine run by Philip J. van der Eijk and BabMed Principal Investigator Markham J. Geller.

American Association for the History of Medicine, 89th Annual Meeting, April 28-May 1, 2016, Minneapolis, MN

Session B1: Describing, Classifying, and Transforming Natural Substances in Ancient Science

29 April 2016, 1:30-3:30 pm; Location: Minneapolis Marriott Center City Hotel, 30 South 7th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402; Ballroom 3

  1. Sean Coughlin, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany: Athenaeus of Attalia, the Stoics, and Materia Medica
  2. Matteo Martelli, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany: Colouring and Transforming Natural Substances between Alchemy and Medicine (1st-4th c. AD)
  3. Lennart Lehmhaus, Free University, Berlin, Germany: Rabbinic Recipes – Therapeutical Application of Natural Substances in Talmudic Traditions
  4. Lucia Raggetti, Free University, Berlin, Germany: THE KITĀB AL-ḪAWĀṢṢ OF MUḤAMMAD IBN ZAKARIYA AL-RĀZĪ
  5. Alain Touwaide, Institute for the Preservation of Medical Traditions, Washington, D.C.: Galen’s Pharmacotherapy: Collectionism, Public Health, and Personal Interest B2 Bodily Fluids in Pre-Modern Med


For the conference’s full programme click here.

Agnes Kloocke

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