Hippocratic Recipes: Oral and Written Transmission of Pharmacological Knowledge in Fifth- and Fourth-Century Greece

Hippocratic Recipes: Oral and Written Transmission of Pharmacological Knowledge in Fifth- and Fourth-Century Greece

by Laurence Totelin
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004171541

ISBN-13: 9789004171541

Pub. Date: 12/23/2008

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

Drawing on philological studies, social history and anthropology, this book offers the first extended study of the recipes included in the Hippocratic Corpus. It examines the links between oral and written traditions in the transmission of ancient pharmacological knowledge.

Overview

Drawing on philological studies, social history and anthropology, this book offers the first extended study of the recipes included in the Hippocratic Corpus. It examines the links between oral and written traditions in the transmission of ancient pharmacological knowledge.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004171541
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/23/2008
Series:
Studies in Ancient Medicine Series, #34
Pages:
366
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.00(d)

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