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Galen’s Simple Medicines: Problems in Ancient Herbal Medicine

Critical Approaches to the History of Western Herbal Medicine

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book Chapter

...Introduction Galen (c. 130–c. 200 ce) and Hippocrates (c. 460–c. 357 bce) are two of the giants of ancient medicine. Galen is perhaps the greater, for while all of his works are the product of one mind, the Hippocratic corpus has...

Early Greek Medicine: Evidence of Models, Methods and materia medica

Critical Approaches to the History of Western Herbal Medicine

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book Chapter

...Introduction and methodology This chapter discusses the philosophy behind, and the evidence of, herbal medicines in the practice of ancient Greek physicians; the Hippocratic physicians. It also explores such concepts and practices...

The Ritual and the Everyday

David E. Sutton

David E. Sutton Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Southern Illinois University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Remembrance of Repasts : An Anthropology of Food and Memory

Berg, 2001

Book Chapter

...An obvious place to begin our study of food and memory is to turn to ritual and religious practice. Obvious, and yet only a few studies have given explicit consideration to the intersection of food, memory and religious ritual...

Health and Hygiene

A Cultural History of Hair in Antiquity Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

...Hair played a small, but important role in thinking about health and disease in the ancient world. Medical writers, from the authors of the Hippocratic corpus (collectively our earliest body of Greek prose texts, with some works dating from...

Doing/Reading Cooking

David E. Sutton

David E. Sutton Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Southern Illinois University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Remembrance of Repasts : An Anthropology of Food and Memory

Berg, 2001

Book Chapter

...There are no index cards or folded, stained papers. The recipes are written into her hands, into the strata of her calluses. Oregano shards, lemon dust, fossilized garlic essence, petrified olive oil (Kapsalis 1997:27).It is no doubt one...

Introduction

Janet H. Tulloch

Janet H. Tulloch is a Contract Instructor in the College of Humanities at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. She is author of several articles on Women and Antiquity including: "Devotional Visuality and Family Funerary Monuments in the Roman World," "Women Leaders in Family Funerary Banquets," and "Art and Archaeology as an Historical Resource for the Study of Women in Early Christianity." Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Women in Antiquity Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...In this digital age, where the events of last week seem like a decade ago, younger readers might be wondering what significance the cultural history of women who lived 2,500 to 1,000 years ago has for them. Let me begin to answer...

Memory Shift

Memory and Urban Religion in the Ancient World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

Book Chapter

...τὸν δὲ περὶ τὴν Ἑλλάδα τόπον μυρίαι μὲν φθοραὶ κατέσχον ἐξαλείφουσαι τὴν μνήμην τῶν γεγονότων(‘But a myriad destructions have fallen upon the region of Greece, wiping out the memory of events.’)ἢ τίς οὐ παρ’ αὐτῶν ἂν τῶν συγγραφέων μάθοι...

Sensory Memory and the Construction of “Worlds”

David E. Sutton

David E. Sutton Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Southern Illinois University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Remembrance of Repasts : An Anthropology of Food and Memory

Berg, 2001

Book Chapter

...“Every man carries within him a world which is composed of all that he has seen and loved, and to which he constantly returns, even when he is travelling through, and seems to be living in, some different world” (Chateaubriand, cited...

Circulation: Theatre as Mobile Political, Economic and Cultural Capital

A Cultural History of Theatre in Antiquity Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Cultural History Chapter

...Drama, a quintessentially Athenian creation, spread quickly beyond Athens’ borders and into every corner of the ancient world, passing through a variety of media, languages and meanings with each new audience. The term ‘circulation’, used...

Remembered Gifts, Forgotten Commodities?

David E. Sutton

David E. Sutton Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Southern Illinois University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Remembrance of Repasts : An Anthropology of Food and Memory

Berg, 2001

Book Chapter

...In the last chapter I employed some current theories of ritual practice to bring together approaches to food and memory. In this chapter I begin with another classic anthropological topic: exchange. While exchanges of food have been...