Resources

To suggest resources that can be added to this list, please contact societyancientmedicine@gmail.com

Re-Orienting Ancient Medicine Courses - Resources

Open Richly Annotated Cuneiform Corpus (www.oracc.org)


Dr. Moudhy Al-Rashi twitter (twitter.com/moudhy)


Maddelena Rumor (work on pharmacology, dreckapotheke (https://case.academia.edu/MaddalenaRumor)


JoAnn Scurlock, Sourcebook of Ancient Medicine (https://secure.aidcvt.com/sbl/ProdDetails.asp?ID=061536P&PG=1&Type=BL&PCS=SBL); ACLS e-book: https://hdl.handle.net/2027/heb.32652


Markham Geller, Ancient Babylonian Medicine (https://www.wiley.com/en-us/Ancient+Babylonian+Medicine%3A+Theory+and+Practice-p-9781119025528)


Ulrike Steinert (ed), Systems of Classification in Pre-Modern Medicine (https://www.routledge.com/Systems-of-Classification-in-Premodern-Medical-Cultures-Sickness-Health/Steinert/p/book/9781138571129); OPEN ACCESS available


Alexander Jones and Liba Taub (ed), Cambridge History of Science: Ancient Science (https://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/history/history-science-and-technology/cambridge-history-science-volume-1?format=HB)


Rebecca Hasselbach-Andee (ed), A Companion to Ancient Near Eastern Languages (https://www.wiley.com/en-us/A+Companion+to+Ancient+Near+Eastern+Languages-p-9781119193296)


Francesca Rochberg, Before Nature (https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/B/bo24663151.html)


Henry Cowles, The Scientific Method (https://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674976191)


Erica Couta-Ferreira, work on children and women's health care (https://uni-heidelberg.academia.edu/MEricaCoutoFerreira)


Ulrike Steinert, work on classifications and gynecology (https://uni-mainz.academia.edu/UlrikeSteinert)


David Bloor on Azande witchcraft and logic from Knowledge and Social Imagery (pp. 138–146) (https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/K/bo3684600.html)


Bruno Latour "On the Partial Existence of Existing and Nonexisting Objects" in Lorraine Daston (ed) Biographies of Scientific Objects (https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/B/bo3616478.html)


PUBLICATIONS AND WEBSITES

Fluid Matters (online publication)

https://press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/n7034/html/00-title/index.html


Crip Antiquity (disability activism in ancient studies)

https://cripantiquity.com/


The Recipes Project

https://recipes.hypotheses.org/


ΦΥΣΙΣ ΚΑΙ ΦΥΤΑ: On Nature and Plants in Ancient Greece

https://voices.uchicago.edu/phusiskaiphuta/


Gardens of the Roman Empire - Archeological Database

https://roman-gardens.github.io/


TEXTS AND TRANSLATIONS

Thesaurus Linguae Graecae

http://stephanus.tlg.uci.edu/


Corpus Medicorum Graecorum/Latinorum (online editions available)

http://cmg.bbaw.de/?set_language=en


Online Galen texts:

http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/webbin/book/lookupname?key=Galen


Online Arabic translations of Galenic texts:

http://cmg.bbaw.de/epubl/online/publisupplor.html


Online texts for Arabic Medicine

http://www.muslimphilosophy.com/sina/


BIBLIOGRAPHICAL RESOURCES


Corpus Medicorum Graecorum/Latinorum Bibliographies of Hippocrates and Galen

http://cmg.bbaw.de/online-publications/hippokrates-und-galenbibliographie-fichtner


Heidi Wolf-Marx: Zotero Bibliography for Roman Medicine

https://www.zotero.org/groups/170998/lateancientmedicine

Also accessed through this webpage: https://remedhe.com/bibliographic-resources/


Diotima Bibliographies on:

The Body

https://diotima-doctafemina.org/bibliographies/the-body/

Ancient Medicine and Gynecology

https://diotima-doctafemina.org/bibliographies/ancient-medicine-and-gynecology/

Contraception and Abortion:

https://diotima-doctafemina.org/bibliographies/contraception-and-abortion/


MANUSCRIPTS AND OBJECTS

Wellcome Library Digital Collections

https://wellcomelibrary.org/collections/digital-collections/


Duke University History of Medicine Collection

https://guides.library.duke.edu/c.php?g=289566&p=1930316


Greek Medicine and Philosophy (The British Library: accessible essay and images of manuscripts)

https://www.bl.uk/greek-manuscripts/articles/the-transmission-of-greek-philosophy-and-medicine


Surgical Instruments from Ancient Rome, University of Virginia

http://exhibits.hsl.virginia.edu/romansurgical/


Hygieia: Health, Illness, Treatment from Homer to Galen – Museum of Cycladic Art, Exhibition

https://cycladic.gr/en/page/iasis


Medicine in Classical Antiquity (The Met: accessible essays and various images)

https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/medi/hd_medi.htm


The Thymele at Epidauros, digital recreation

https://www.theranpress.org/the-thymele-at-epidauros


University of Chicago - OI

https://oi.uchicago.edu/


Tebtynis Papyrus Database

http://www.papirologia.unipr.it/ricerca/tebtynis.html


This webinar series was part of the course ARCH 1765: Pandemics, Pathogens, and Plagues in the Greek and Roman Worlds taught by Tyler Franconi throught the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology at Brown University. All talks have been posted on youtube and are available to the public. For full descriptions, and further information, visit the class website.

History, Biology and the Antonine Plague, Kyle Harper (University of Oklahoma)

Watch a recording of Kyle Harper’s talk here: https://youtu.be/DDQ-RJenT3c

The Economic Impact of the Antonine Plague, Andrew Wilson, University of Oxford

Watch a recording of Andrew Wilson’s talk here: https://youtu.be/RKjKi6qKNHI

Quisquamne regno gaudet? Politics and Plague in Seneca’s Oedipus, Hunter Gardner, University of South Carolina

Watch a recording of Hunter Gardner’s talk here: https://youtu.be/F3S9PrrzbUA

Palaeogenetic Insights into the First Plague Pandemic (541-750), Marcel Keller, University of Tartu

Watch a recording of Marcel Keller’s talk here: https://youtu.be/nspgvzMgFaM