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The Resource Hippocrates' woman : reading the female body in ancient Greece, Helen King

Hippocrates' woman : reading the female body in ancient Greece, Helen King

Label
Hippocrates' woman : reading the female body in ancient Greece
Title
Hippocrates' woman
Title remainder
reading the female body in ancient Greece
Statement of responsibility
Helen King
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, Helen
Dewey number
618.1/00938
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gynecology
  • Medicine, Greek and Roman
  • Gynecology
  • Women
  • Human body
  • Greece
Label
Hippocrates' woman : reading the female body in ancient Greece, Helen King
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 274-310) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover -- HIPPOCRATES' WOMAN -- CONTENTS -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- NOTE ON TEXTS -- ABBREVIATIONS -- INTRODUCTION -- 1 CONSTRUCTING THE BODY -- Like a virgin -- The complete woman -- 2 DECEITFUL BODIES, SPEAKING BODIES -- 3 THE DAUGHTER OF LEONIDAS -- The daughter of Leonidas as a pink raven -- Permitted questions in the Hippocratic research programme -- The daughter of Leonidas as a black raven -- 4 BLOOD AND THE GODDESSES -- The strangled goddess -- Artemis releaser -- Chaste herb, virgin goddess -- The menstrual sacrifice -- 5 ASKLEPIOS AND WOMEN'S HEALING -- 6 WHAT DOES MEDICINE MEAN? -- Translating Hippocratic pain -- Aelius Aristides: a patient in pain -- 7 READING THE PAST THROUGH THE PRESENT -- What counts as contraception? -- What do women know? -- What do women want? -- When is a purge not an abortion? -- Testing folk remedies -- The efficacy of the placebo -- Beyond drugs -- 8 GENDER AND THE HEALING ROLE -- 9 IMAGINARY MIDWIVES -- 10 GREEN SICKNESS -- 11 ONCE UPON A TEXT -- Labels and origins: a name without a disease? -- Definitions: the textual tradition -- Hippocratic hysteria: the womb and its destinations -- Plato and Aretaeus: the wild womb? -- Stifling and suffocation: the development of the textual tradition -- Galen and his influence: winners and losers in the textual tradition -- Further contributions to the tradition: the Greek East -- The Latin West -- The Arab world -- The meeting of three worlds -- Tradition or truth? -- CONCLUSION -- NOTES -- INTRODUCTION -- 1 CONSTRUCTING THE BODY: THE INSIDE STORY -- 2 DECEITFUL BODIES, SPEAKING BODIES -- 3 THE DAUGHTER OF LEONIDAS: READING CASE HISTORIES -- 4 BLOOD AND THE GODDESSES -- 5 ASKLEPIOS AND WOMEN'S HEALING -- 6 WHAT DOES MEDICINE MEAN? THE PAIN OF BEING HUMAN -- 7 READING THE PAST THROUGH THE PRESENT: DRUGS AND CONTRACEPTION IN HIPPOCRATIC MEDICINE -- 8 GENDER AND THE HEALING ROLE -- 9 IMAGINARY MIDWIVES -- 10 GREEN SICKNESS: HIPPOCRATES, GALEN AND THE ORIGINS OF THE 'DISEASE OF VIRGINS' -- 11 ONCE UPON A TEXT: HYSTERIA FROM HIPPOCRATES -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX
Control code
ocm49414914
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 322 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203159644
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)49414914
Label
Hippocrates' woman : reading the female body in ancient Greece, Helen King
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 274-310) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover -- HIPPOCRATES' WOMAN -- CONTENTS -- ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- NOTE ON TEXTS -- ABBREVIATIONS -- INTRODUCTION -- 1 CONSTRUCTING THE BODY -- Like a virgin -- The complete woman -- 2 DECEITFUL BODIES, SPEAKING BODIES -- 3 THE DAUGHTER OF LEONIDAS -- The daughter of Leonidas as a pink raven -- Permitted questions in the Hippocratic research programme -- The daughter of Leonidas as a black raven -- 4 BLOOD AND THE GODDESSES -- The strangled goddess -- Artemis releaser -- Chaste herb, virgin goddess -- The menstrual sacrifice -- 5 ASKLEPIOS AND WOMEN'S HEALING -- 6 WHAT DOES MEDICINE MEAN? -- Translating Hippocratic pain -- Aelius Aristides: a patient in pain -- 7 READING THE PAST THROUGH THE PRESENT -- What counts as contraception? -- What do women know? -- What do women want? -- When is a purge not an abortion? -- Testing folk remedies -- The efficacy of the placebo -- Beyond drugs -- 8 GENDER AND THE HEALING ROLE -- 9 IMAGINARY MIDWIVES -- 10 GREEN SICKNESS -- 11 ONCE UPON A TEXT -- Labels and origins: a name without a disease? -- Definitions: the textual tradition -- Hippocratic hysteria: the womb and its destinations -- Plato and Aretaeus: the wild womb? -- Stifling and suffocation: the development of the textual tradition -- Galen and his influence: winners and losers in the textual tradition -- Further contributions to the tradition: the Greek East -- The Latin West -- The Arab world -- The meeting of three worlds -- Tradition or truth? -- CONCLUSION -- NOTES -- INTRODUCTION -- 1 CONSTRUCTING THE BODY: THE INSIDE STORY -- 2 DECEITFUL BODIES, SPEAKING BODIES -- 3 THE DAUGHTER OF LEONIDAS: READING CASE HISTORIES -- 4 BLOOD AND THE GODDESSES -- 5 ASKLEPIOS AND WOMEN'S HEALING -- 6 WHAT DOES MEDICINE MEAN? THE PAIN OF BEING HUMAN -- 7 READING THE PAST THROUGH THE PRESENT: DRUGS AND CONTRACEPTION IN HIPPOCRATIC MEDICINE -- 8 GENDER AND THE HEALING ROLE -- 9 IMAGINARY MIDWIVES -- 10 GREEN SICKNESS: HIPPOCRATES, GALEN AND THE ORIGINS OF THE 'DISEASE OF VIRGINS' -- 11 ONCE UPON A TEXT: HYSTERIA FROM HIPPOCRATES -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX
Control code
ocm49414914
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 322 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203159644
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)49414914

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