Table of contents for Asklepios, medicine, and the politics of healing in fifth-century Greece : between craft and cult / Bronwen L. Wickkiser.

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Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .iii
Translations and Abbreviations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .vii
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
Chapter 1. From Practice to Profession: The Development of Greek Medicine from the Bronze Age
to the Fifth Century BC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
Chapter 2. Searching for a Cure: The Limits of Medicine and the Development of Asklepios' Cult 
. 64
Chapter 3. Asklepios and His Colleagues: Doctors and Divine Healers . . 95
Chapter 4. Documenting Asklepios' Arrival in Athens . . . .134
Chapter 5. Asklepios and the Topography of Athenian Cult . .165
Chapter 6. Asklepios and Athenian Empire . . . . . . . . . .186
Conclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .230
Bibliography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .239

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Aesculapius (Greek deity).
Medicine, Greek and Roman.