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Bibliography

Selected Bibliography

(essential reading in bold)


F. Adams, The Seven Books of Paulus Ægineta (London, 1844-47)
D. W. Amundsen, Medicine, Society and Faith in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds (Baltimore: Jonhs Hopkins University Press, 1996)
P. A. Baker, Medical care for the Roman army on the Rhine, Danube and British frontiers in the first, second and early third centuries AD (Oxford : John and Erica Hedges Ltd., 2004)
P. A. Baker and G. Carr (eds.), Practitioners, Practices and Patients. New Approaches to Medical Archaeology and Anthropology (Oxford: Oxbow, 2002)

M. Beagon, Roman Nature: The Thought of Pliny the Elder (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992)
Beck, Lily Y. (tr.), De materia medica by Pedanius Dioscorides (Hildesheim: Olms-Weidmann, 2005)
Ch. A. Behr, P. Aelius Aristides: The complete works, vol. 2 (Leiden : Brill, 1981)
P. M. Bellemare, ‘The Hippocratic Oath: Edelstein revisited’, in J. K. Coyle and S. C. Muir (eds.), Healing in Religion and Society from Hippocrates to the Puritans: Selected Studies (Lewiston, Oueenston and Lampeter: The Edwin Mellon Press), 1–64
A. K. Bowman, Life and Letters on the Roman Frontier: Vindolanda and its People (rev. ed., London: British Museum Press, 2003)
William Bynum, The History of Medicine: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford: OUP, 2008)
L. I. Conrad et al., The Western Medical Tradition (Cambridge, CUP: 1995)
L. I. Conrad and D. Wujastyk (eds.), Contagion. Perspectives from Pre-modern Societies (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2000)
E. M. Craik, Hippocrates, Places in Man (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998)
ead., Two Hippocratic Treatises On Sight and On Anatomy, Studies in Ancient Medicine 33 (Brill: Leiden, 2006)
A. Cruse, Roman Medicine (2nd ed., Stroud: Tempus, 2006)

L. A. Dean-Jones, Women’s Bodies in Classical Greek Science (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994)
M. Dickie, Magic and Magicians in the Greco-Roman World (London: Routledge, 2001)
M. Dols, Majnūn: the Madman in Medieval Islamic Society (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992)
E. J. and L. Edelstein, Asclepius. Collection and Interpretation of the Testimonies, 2 vols. (repr.: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998); vol. 2, ch. 3 ‘Temple medicine’ available here.
L. Edelstein, Ancient Medicine. Selected Papers of Ludwig Edelstein (Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1967)

Ph. J. van der Eijk, Ancient Histories of Medicine (Leiden: Brill, 1999)
id., Diocles of Carystus. A Collection of the Fragments with Translation and Commentary, 2 vols (Leiden: Brill, 2000–1)
id., Hippocrates in context: Papers Read at the XIth International Hippocrates Colloquium, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 27-31 August 2002 (Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2005)
id., Medicine and Philosophy in Classical Antiquity: Doctors and Philosophers on Nature, Soul, Health and Disease (Cambridge: CUP, 2005)
id., et al., Ancient Medicine in its Socio-cultural Context, 2 vols. (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1995)
K.-D. Fischer et al., Text and Tradition: Studies in Ancient Medicine and its Transmission Presented to Jutta Kollesch (Leiden: Brill, 1998)
R. Flemming, Medicine and the Making of Roman Women (Oxford: OUP, 2000)
M. Frede, R. Walzer, Galen. Three Treatises on the Nature of Science (Indianapolis: Hackett, 1985)
D. J. Furley, J. S. Wilkie, Galen On Respiration and the Arteries (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1984)
M. Grant, Galen on Food and Diet (London: Routledge, 2000) [ebook here]
M. D. Grmek, Diseases in the Ancient Greek World (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989)
id. (ed.), Western Medical Thought from Antiquity to the Middle Ages (Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1998) 
R. J. Hankinson, The Cambridge Companion to Galen (Cambridge: CUP. 2008)
V. M. Hope, E. Marshall (eds.), Death and Disease in the Ancient City (London: Routledge, 2000) [ebook here ]
H.F.J. Horstmanshoff and M. Stol (eds), Magic and Rationality in Ancient Near Eastern and Graeco-Roman Medicine, Studies in Ancient Medicine 27 (Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2004)
R. Jackson, Doctors and Diseases in the Roman Empire ([London]: British Museum Publications, 1988) and numerous reprints
J. Jouanna, Hippocrates (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999)
H. King, Greek and Roman Medicine (Bristol: Bristol Classical Press, 2001) and reprints
ead., Hippocrates’ Woman: Reading the Female Body in Ancient Greece (London: Routledge, 1998)
ead., The Disease of Virgins: Green Sickness, Chlorosis and the Problems of Puberty (London: Routledge, 2004)
ead. (ed.), Health in Antiquity (London; New York: Routledge, 2005)
R. Klibansky et al., Saturn and Melancholy (London: Nelson, 1964)
G. E. R. Lloyd, Hippocratic Writings (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1978)
id. Magic, Reason and Experience: Studies in the Origin and Development of Greek Science (Cambridge: CUP, 1979; repr. London: Gerald Duckworth & Co.: 2001)
id., In the Grip of Disease. Studies in the Greek Imagination (Oxford: OUP, 2003)
id. and N. Sivin, The Way and the Word: Science and Medicine in Early China and Greece (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002)
J. Longrigg, Greek Rational Medicine: Philosophy and Medicine from Alcmaeon to the Alexandrians (London: Routledge, 1993)
id., Greek Medicine: from the Heroic to the Hellenistic Age: a Source Book (London : Duckworth, 1998)
I. M. Lonie, ‘Cos versus Cnidus and the Historians’, History of Science 16 (1978), 42–75 [available online here].
I. Loudon, Western Medicine: An Illustrated History (Oxford: OUP, 1997) [ebook here]
V. Nutton, Galen. On Prognosis, CMG 5.8.1 (Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 1979)
id., From Demosthenes to Harvey (London: Variorum Reprints, 1988)
id. (ed.), The Unknown Galen, Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies. Suppl. 77 (London: ICS, 2002)
id., Ancient Medicine (London: Routledge, 2004)
R. Marggraf Turley, Writing Essays: a Guide for Students in English and the Humanities (London; New York : Routledge/Falmer, 2000)

G. Majno, The Healing Hand: Man and Wound in the ancient World (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1975)
P. E. Pormann, The Oriental Tradition of Paul of Aegina’s Pragmateia (Leiden: Brill, 2004)
id., Rufus of Ephesus: On Melancholy (Tübingen 2008)
id. and E. Savage-Smith, Medieval Islamic Medicine (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2007)
R. Porter, The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: a Medical History of Humanity from Antiquity to the Present (London: HarperCollins, 1997 and repr.)
J. Riddle, Dioscorides on Pharmacy and Medicine (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1985)
F. Rosenthal, The Classical Heritage in Islam, The Islamic world series (London: Routledge, 1992)
F. Rosenthal, Science and Medicine in Islam (Guildford: Variorum, 1990)
C. F. Salazar, The Treatment of War Wounds in Graeco-Roman Antiquity (Leiden: Brill, 2000)
John Scarborough (ed.), Symposium on Byzantine Medicine. Dumbarton Oaks papers 38 (Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 1985)
M J Schiefsky, Hippocrates On Ancient Medicine, Studies in Ancient Medicine 28 (Leiden: Brill, 2005)
Ch. Singer, Galen on anatomical procedures = De anatomicis administrationibus (Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999)

P. N. Singer, Galen. Selected Works (Oxford: OUP, 1997)

N. G. Siraisi, Avicenna in Renaissance Italy: the Canon and Medical Teaching in Italian Universities after 1500 (Princeton :Princeton University Press, 1987)
H. von Staden, Herophilus. The Art of Medicine in Early Alexandria (Cambridge: CUP, 1989)
M. Tecusan, The Fragments of the Methodists, 2 vols. (Leiden: Brill, 2004–)
O. Temkin, The Falling Sickness, (2nd ed., Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1971)
id., Galenism. Rise and Decline of a Medical Philosophy (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1973)
id., Hippocrates in a World of Pagans and Christians (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991)