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In the grip of disease : studies in the Greek imagination

Author: G E R Lloyd
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores Greek ideas about health and disease and their influence on Greek thought. This book talks about fundamental issues such as causation and responsibility, purification and pollution,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G E R Lloyd
ISBN: 0199253234 9780199253234
OCLC Number: 51001599
Language Note: Text in English, Greek, and Latin.
Description: xxi, 258 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Anthropological Perspectives --
2. Archaic Literature and Masters of Truth --
3. Secularization and Sacralization --
4. Tragedy --
5. The Historians --
6. Plato --
7. Aristotle --
8. After Aristotle: Or Did Anything Change? 9. Epilogue
Responsibility: G.E.R. Lloyd.
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This study is impressive. Lloyd ... emphasizes the diversity of classical approaches to disease as much as any common ground. Rebecca Flemming, TLS

 
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