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By Anne Van Arsdall, Timothy Graham

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"Herbs and Healers, from the traditional Mediterranean during the Medieval West" brings jointly 11 papers by means of top students in historical and medieval drugs and pharmacy. Fittingly, the quantity honors Professor John M. Riddle, one in all today's Most worthy medieval historians, whose profession has been dedicated to deciphering the complexities of early drugs and pharmacy. "Herbs" within the identify mostly connotes medications in historical and medieval occasions; the essays the following speak about fascinating elements of the demanding situations students face as they translate and interpret texts in numerous older languages. a number of the healers within the quantity are named, corresponding to Philotas of Amphissa, Gariopontus, and Constantine the African; many are nameless and recognized simply from their treatises on medicines and/or drugs. The volume's scope demonstrates the breadth of present learn being undertaken within the box, analyzing either useful clinical arts and scientific conception from the traditional international into early smooth instances. additionally it is a paper a couple of state-of-the-art Internet-based approach for ongoing educational collaboration. The essays during this quantity exhibit insightful learn methods and spotlight new discoveries that might be of curiosity to the foreign educational group of classicists, medievalists, and early-modernists as a result shortage of courses objectively comparing long-lived traditions that experience their starting place on the planet of the traditional Mediterranean.

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Stuttgart: Teubner, 1967–71), 2:113. ”33 The Pseudo-Galen, Hippocratic Lexicon,34 notes Dioscorides was a late member of the Herophilean sect, still operative in Alexandria two centuries after the death of its founder, and the Suda continues its terse account by relating that Dioscorides had written 24 books on medical topics. ”39 Perhaps it is significant that both Philotas of Amphissa and Dioscorides “Phacas” should give such prominence to the “fruits” and oils from the “Chian turpentine” tree, Pistacia terebinthus L.

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