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GREEK MEDICINE

by Phillips, Eustace Dockray

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Published
1973
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Hardcover
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9780500400210
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Thames and Hudson. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1973. Hardcover. 0500400210 . Minor shelfwear to book. DJ a bit yellowed. DJ spine is sunned. DJ has a couple of tears. ; Contents: Medical Topics and Conceptions in Earlier Lay Writers; The Beginnings of Professional Medicine and the Hippocratic Corpus; Medicine between the Hippocratics and the… Read more about this item
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CREATION OF THE SACRED Tracks of Biology in Early Religions

by Burkert, Walter

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1998
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Softcover
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9780674175709
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Harvard University Press. Very Good. 1998. Softcover. 0674175700 . Minor shelfwear. Spine sunned. ; 272 pages; Sacrifice--ranging from the sacrifice of virgins to circumcision to giving up what is most valued--is essential to all religions. Could there be a natural, even biological, reason for these practices? Something that might explain why religions of so many different… Read more about this item
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DREAMS, HEALING, AND MEDICINE IN GREECE From Antiquity to the Present

by Oberhelman, Steven M. (Ed. )

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2013
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Hardcover
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9781409424239
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Ashgate. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 2013. Hardcover. 1409424235 . This volume centers on dreams in Greek medicine from the fifth-century B. C. E. Hippocratic Regimen down to the modern era. Medicine is here defined in a wider sense than just formal medical praxis, and includes non-formal medical healing methods such as folk pharmacopeia, religion, ’magical’… Read more about this item
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ASKLEPIOS The Cult of the Greek God of Medicine

by Walton, Alice

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1979
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Softcover
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9780890052778
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Chicago: Ares Publishers Inc.. Near Fine. 1979. Softcover. 0890052778 . Reprint of the 1894 ed. ; 136 pages .
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MIND AND MADNESS IN ANCIENT GREECE The Classical Roots of Modern Psychiatry

by Simon, Bennett

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Published
1978
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Hardcover
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9780801408595
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Cornell University Press. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1978. Hardcover. 0801408598 . Scholar's name to ffep (Bonnie Maclachlan [née Ward]). DJ is price-clipped. Minor chipping to DJ. ; Tracing the origin of our contemporary psychiatric theories back to Greece, Simon explores how Homer, the tragedians, Plato and the Hippocratic corpus of works viewed the… Read more about this item
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SORANUS' GYNECOLOGY

by Soranus & Owsei Temkin

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Published
1991
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Softcover
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9780801843204
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Johns Hopkins University Press. Very Good. 1991. Softcover. 0801843200 . Scholar's name to ffep (Bonnie Maclachlan [née Ward]). 1 page corner creased. ; 5.5 X 0.78 X 8.5 inches; 312 pages .
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HIPPOCRATES' WOMAN Reading the Female Body in Ancient Greece

by King, Helen

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1998
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Paperback
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9780415138956
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Routledge. Very Good. 1998. Paperback. 0415138957 . Pencilling to a few pages. Front corner of wrap creased. ; Hippocrates' Woman demonstrates the role of Hippocratic ideas about the female body in the subsequent history of western gynaecology. It examines these ideas not only in the social and cultural context in which they were first produced, but… Read more about this item
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STEPHANUS OF ATHENS: COMMENTARY ON HIPPOCRATES' APHORISMS Sections III-IV. Text and Translation by Leendert G. Westerink

by Stephanus Of Athens & Leendert G. Westerink

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Published
1992
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Hardcover
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9783050007427
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Akademie Verlag. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1992. Hardcover. 3050007427 . 1 corner of book very lightly bumped. ; Alternate title: Stephani Atheniensis in hippocratis aphorismos Commentaria III-IV. ; Corpus Medicorum Graecorum XI 1, 3, 2; 66.9 X 11 X 94.5 millimeters; 433 pages .
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ARATUS: PHAENOMENA Edited with Introduction, Translation and Commentary

by Aratus; Douglas Kidd

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Third Edition
Published
1997
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Hardcover
ISBN
9780521582308
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Cambridge University Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1997. Third Edition. Hardcover. 052158230X . Minor shelfwear. Scholar's name to ffep (D. Gerber). Light edgewear (minor chipping) to DJ. ; Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries 34; 9.1 X 6.6 X 1.1 inches; 616 pages .
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WOMEN'S BODIES IN CLASSICAL GREEK SCIENCE

by Dean-Jones, Lesley Ann

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1996
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Softcover
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9780198150466
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Oxford Clarendon Press. Very Good. 1996. Softcover. 0198150466 . Minor creasing to wraps. Lower corner of half-title creased. ; In this book, Dean-Jones gives a close analysis of theories concerning women's bodies in such authors as the Hippocratics and Aristotle. She demonstrates the centrality of menstruation in classical theories of female physiology, pathology, and reproduction, and… Read more about this item
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GEOGRAPHICAL HISTORY IN GREEK LANDS

by Myres, John L.

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Published
1953
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Oxford Clarendon Press. Good with no dust jacket. 1953. Hardcover. Ex-library copy with usual stamps. Call numbers and pocket have been removed. Minor discoloration to boards. Stamp to ffep. ; Contents: Greek Lands and Greek People; Value of Ancient history; ancient geography in modern education; geography in relation to history and literature; geographical study of Greek… Read more about this item
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ANCIENT INVENTIONS

by James, Peter & Nick Thorpe

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Published
1995
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Hardcover
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9781854797773
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Michael O'Mara Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1995. Hardcover. 1854797778 . Pages tanned. Foxing to textblock. Dustjacket is protected in mylar. ; 9.3 X 7.4 X 1.7 inches; 672 pages .
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GREEK SCIENCE

by Rihll, T. E.

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1999
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Softcover
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9780199223954
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Oxford University Press. Very Good. 1999. Softcover. 0199223955 . A bit of waviness to book (does not lie flat). ; Greece & Rome New Surveys in the Classics No. 29; 9.0 X 6.0 X 0.4 inches; 178 pages .
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THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER Deformity and Disability in the Graeco-Roman World

by Garland, Robert

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Published
1995
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9780715626511
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Gerald Duckworth & Co. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1995. Hardcover. 0715626515 . Book is fine. DJ has minor shelfwear. ; 222 pages .
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HYSPLEX The Starting Mechanism in Ancient Stadia: a Contribution to Ancient Greek Technology

by Valavanis, Panos

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1999
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9780520098299
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University of California Press. Very Good+. 1999. Softcover. 0520098293 . Light edgewear to wraps. Spine sunned. ; UC Publications In Classical Studies; 9.9 X 6.8 X 0.5 inches; 183 pages .
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A GLOSSARY OF GREEK FISHES

by Thompson, D'Arcy Wentworth

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First Edition
Published
1947
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Hardcover
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Oxford Clarendon Press. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Very faint bump to head of spine. Former owner's name to ffep in ink. ; St. Andrews University Publications. No. XLV; 302 pages .
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CREATION OF THE SACRED Tracks of Biology in Early Religions

by Burkert, Walter

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1998
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9780674175709
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Harvard University Press. Very Good+. 1998. Softcover. 0674175700 . Minor shelfwear. ; 272 pages; Sacrifice--ranging from the sacrifice of virgins to circumcision to giving up what is most valued--is essential to all religions. Could there be a natural, even biological, reason for these practices? Something that might explain why religions of so many different cultures share… Read more about this item
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WOMEN'S BODIES IN CLASSICAL GREEK SCIENCE

by Dean-Jones, Lesley Ann

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1996
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9780198150466
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Oxford Clarendon Press. Near Fine. 1996. Softcover. 0198150466 . Light shelfwear else fine. ; In this book, Dean-Jones gives a close analysis of theories concerning women's bodies in such authors as the Hippocratics and Aristotle. She demonstrates the centrality of menstruation in classical theories of female physiology, pathology, and reproduction, and suggests that this had both… Read more about this item
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ANCIENT TECHNOLOGIES AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL MATERIALS

by Wisseman, Sarah U. & Wendell S. Williams (Ed. )

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Published
1993
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Hardcover
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9782881246319
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Gordon and Breach Science Publishers. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1993. Hardcover. 2881246311 . 9.1 X 6.1 X 0.8 inches; 250 pages .
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ENGINEERING IN THE ANCIENT WORLD

by Landels, J. G.

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1981
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Softcover
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9780520041271
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University of California Press. Very Good+. 1981. Softcover. 0520041275 . Faint shelfwear. ; 224 pages .
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