Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar, Fourteenth Volume, 2010: Health and Sickness in Ancient Rome. Greek and Roman Poetry and Historiography

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Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar 14 contains (in revised, usually enlarged, and annotated form) papers presented at Langford Seminars of the Department of Classics of The Florida State University over the years 2004 to 2008, together with supplementary articles contributed at the request of the editors. The papers in the section Health and Sickness in Ancient Rome mostly derive from the Spring 2008 Conference organised by Miriam Griffin as Visiting Professor and holder of the George R. Langford Family Eminent...
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Overview

Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar 14 contains (in revised, usually enlarged, and annotated form) papers presented at Langford Seminars of the Department of Classics of The Florida State University over the years 2004 to 2008, together with supplementary articles contributed at the request of the editors. The papers in the section Health and Sickness in Ancient Rome mostly derive from the Spring 2008 Conference organised by Miriam Griffin as Visiting Professor and holder of the George R. Langford Family Eminent Scholar Chair at The Florida State University.
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Bryn Mawr Classical Review - C. M. C. Green
Cairns—scholar, independent publisher, and tireless organizer of symposia and seminars in the UK and now in the US—deserves our grateful thanks on the occasion of this 50th milestone volume. '
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780905205533
  • Publisher: Francis Cairns Publications
  • Publication date: 8/15/2010
  • Series: ARCA Series
  • Pages: 393
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Health and Sickness in Ancient Rome
Galen in Context (Vivian Nutton, The Wellcome Centre for the History of Medicine, University College London)
Pliny and the Pathologies of Empire (Rebecca Flemming, Jesus College, Cambridge)
Community Health: Metaphors in Latin Historiography (A.J. Woodman, University of Virginia)
Apollo, Aesculapius and the Poetics of Illness in Ovid’s Metamorphoses (Gareth Williams, Columbia University)
Medicine in the Life and Works of Plotinus (Svetla Slaveva-Griffin, The Florida State University)
Greek and Roman Poetry and Historiography
Monkey Business in Semonides (fr.7.75) (F. Williams, Trinity College Dublin)
Vergil, Georgics 1.489–92: More Blood? (Damien Nelis, Université de Genève)
Horace, Scythia, and the East (J.G.F. Powell, Royal Holloway, University of London)
An Augustan Hymn to the Muses (Horace Odes 3.4). Part II (Alex Hardie, University of Edinburgh)
The Unity of Corpus Tibullianum Book 3: Some Stylistic and Metrical Considerations (Robert Maltby, University of Leeds)
Domitianic Themes in Statius’ Silvae (Robin Seager, University of Liverpool)
Déjà vu or déjà lu? History as Intertext (Cynthia Damon, University of Pennsylvania)
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