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HEALTH IN ANTIQUITY LIST OF CONTENTS I List of contributors ix List of illustrations xiii Acknowledgements xiv Abbreviations 1 Introduction: What is health? 18 Chapter 1. Robert Arnott, Disease and the prehistory of the Aegean 49 Chapter 2. Charlotte Roberts, Chryssa Bourbou, Anna Lagia, Sevi Triantaphyllou and Anastasia Tsaliki, Health and disease in Greece: past, present and future 77 Appendix 97 Chapter 3. Sherry C. Fox, Health in Hellenistic and Roman times: the case studies of Paphos, Cyprus and Corinth, Greece 126 Tables 136 Chapter 4. Ray Laurence, Health and the life course at Herculaneum and Pompeii 160 Chapter 5. Ralph Jackson, Holding on to health? Bone surgery and instrumentation in the Roman empire 185 Chapter 6. Emma Stafford, 'Without you no one is happy': the cult of health in ancient Greece 203 Chapter 7. John Wilkins, Hygieia at dinner and at the symposium 224 Chapter 8. Helen King, Women's health and recovery in the Hippocratic corpus 242 Chapter 9. Karelisa Hartigan, Drama and healing: ancient and modern 273 Chapter 10. Nicholas Vlahogiannis, 'Curing' disability 291 Chapter 11. Neville Morley, The salubriousness of the Roman city 312 Chapter 12. Peter Barefoot, Buildings for health: then and now 326 Chapter 13. Gillian Clark, The health of the spiritual athlete 347 Chapter 14. Dominic Montserrat, 'Carrying on the work of the earlier firm': doctors, medicine and Christianity in the Thaumata of Sophronius of Jerusalem 364 Bibliography
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Medicine, Greek and Roman.
Diseases and history.
History of Medicine, Ancient.