Advances in Mesopotamian Medicine from Hammurabi...

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Author  author
Publisher  BRILL
Publication Date   September 24, 2009
ISBN  9004178767
Pages  156

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This volume, which originated with a conference at the College de France, comprises contributions by many of the leading researchers in Babylonian and Assyrian medicine. A wealth of topics are studied, including medical lexicography, prosopography, and technology, economic aspects of healing, and Mesopotamian influence on Greece. First-time editions of cuneiform medical tablets are presented. The volume will interest scholars in many branches of Assyriology, and also historians of Greek medicine. Contributors: Barbara Bock, Paul Demont, Jean-Marie Durand, Jeanette C. Fincke, Markham J. Geller, Nils. P. Heeel, Marten Stol, Martin Worthington

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