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Ancient medicine : selected papers of Ludwig Edelstein

Author: Ludwig Edelstein; Owsei Temkin; C Lilian Temkin
Publisher: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press [1967]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This classic study brings together much of Ludwig Edelstein's most important work on the subject of of medicine in antiquity.

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Genre/Form: Essays
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Edelstein, Ludwig, 1902-1965.
Ancient medicine; selected papers of Ludwig Edelstein.
Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press [1967]
(OCoLC)565863532
Online version:
Edelstein, Ludwig, 1902-1965.
Ancient medicine; selected papers of Ludwig Edelstein.
Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press [1967]
(OCoLC)607884810
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ludwig Edelstein; Owsei Temkin; C Lilian Temkin
OCLC Number: 1959153
Description: xiv, 496 pages portrait 24 cm
Contents: The Hippocratic oath: text, translation and interpretation --
Hippocratic prognosis --
The Hippocratic physician --
Review of: M. Pohlenz, 'Hippokrates und die Begründung der wissenschaftlichen Medizin' --
Review of: William F. Petersen, 'Hippocratic wisdom: a modern appreciation of ancient scientific achievement' --
The genuine works of Hippocrates --
Review of: W. Jaeger, 'Diokles von Karystos. Die griechische Medizin und die Schule des Aristoteles' --
The Role of Eryximachus in Plato's Symposium --
The Methodists --
Empiricism and skepticism in the teaching of the Greek empiricist school --
Greek medicine in its relation to religion and magic --
The history of anatomy in antiquity --
The dietetics of antiquity --
The professional ethics of the Greek physician --
The relation of ancient philosophy to medicine --
The distinctive Hellenism of Greek medicine --
Recent trends in the interpretation of ancient science --
Andreas Vesalius, the humanist --
Sydenham and Cervantes --
Medical historiography in 1847.
Responsibility: edited by Owsei Temkin and C. Lilian Temkin. Translations from the German by C. Lilian Temkin.

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Edelstein's work has contributed profoundly to our knowledge and understanding of Greek medicine. * Bulletin of the History of Medicine *

 
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