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The Resource Heroic measures : Hippocratic medicine in the making of Euripidean tragedy, by Jennifer Clarke Kosak

Heroic measures : Hippocratic medicine in the making of Euripidean tragedy, by Jennifer Clarke Kosak

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Heroic measures : Hippocratic medicine in the making of Euripidean tragedy
Title
Heroic measures
Title remainder
Hippocratic medicine in the making of Euripidean tragedy
Statement of responsibility
by Jennifer Clarke Kosak
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book demonstrates the importance of Greek medical thought in the work of Euripides. The first part of the book argues for the significance of the healing figure in Euripidean drama, while the second part analyzes the role of traditional and rationalist healing strategies in the construction of Euripidean plots and arguments. The work will be of interest to those pursuing studies in Greek drama, Greek intellectual history and Greek medicine
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digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kosak, Jennifer Clarke
Dewey number
882/.01
Index
index present
LC call number
PA3978
LC item number
.K57 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
WZ 330
NLM item number
K86h 2004
Series statement
Studies in ancient medicine,
Series volume
v. 30
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Euripides
  • Hippocrates
  • Literature and medicine
  • Medicine, Greek and Roman
  • Medicine in literature
  • Tragedy
  • Medicine in Literature
  • History, Ancient
  • Greece
  • Euripide
  • Hippocrate
  • Euripides
  • Hippocrates
  • Littérature et médecine
  • Médecine grecque et romaine
  • Médecine dans la littérature
  • Tragédie
  • DRAMA
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Literature and medicine
  • Medicine
  • Medicine, Greek and Roman
  • Medicine in literature
  • Tragedy
  • Greece
  • Grieks
  • Tragedies
  • Geneeskunde
Label
Heroic measures : Hippocratic medicine in the making of Euripidean tragedy, by Jennifer Clarke Kosak
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-209) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- Introduction: Tragedy, medicine and suffering in the fifth century B.C -- Chapter One: The Healing Art -- a. The Healer: Lively metaphor and lived reality -- b. Technê and Technitai in the Hippocratic Corpus -- c. Heroic measures and the healing art -- Chapter Two: Healers in Greek Tragedy -- a. Prometheus Bound: The healer as philanthropist -- b. Euripides' Hippolytus: The charlatan in action -- c. Ion: Malpractice suits -- d. Medea: First, do no harm -- e. Orestes: No heroic measures -- Chapter Three: The Story of Disease
  • Chapter Four: Causes of Disease in the Hippocratic Corpus -- Chapter Five: Remedy in the Hippocratic Corpus -- a. Allopathy -- b. Metabolê -- c. Apostasis -- d. Malthakia and ischys -- Chapter Six: Finding the Cause and Finding the Cure: Four Euripidean Plays -- a. Orestes: No way out -- b. Heracles: Politics, plagues and the patient -- c. Phoenissae: Balanced interiors -- d. Bacchae: Homeopathy and repression -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index nominum et rerum -- Index locorum
Control code
77924313
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 229 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004139930
Lccn
2004054524
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)77924313
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Heroic measures : Hippocratic medicine in the making of Euripidean tragedy, by Jennifer Clarke Kosak
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-209) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- Introduction: Tragedy, medicine and suffering in the fifth century B.C -- Chapter One: The Healing Art -- a. The Healer: Lively metaphor and lived reality -- b. Technê and Technitai in the Hippocratic Corpus -- c. Heroic measures and the healing art -- Chapter Two: Healers in Greek Tragedy -- a. Prometheus Bound: The healer as philanthropist -- b. Euripides' Hippolytus: The charlatan in action -- c. Ion: Malpractice suits -- d. Medea: First, do no harm -- e. Orestes: No heroic measures -- Chapter Three: The Story of Disease
  • Chapter Four: Causes of Disease in the Hippocratic Corpus -- Chapter Five: Remedy in the Hippocratic Corpus -- a. Allopathy -- b. Metabolê -- c. Apostasis -- d. Malthakia and ischys -- Chapter Six: Finding the Cause and Finding the Cure: Four Euripidean Plays -- a. Orestes: No way out -- b. Heracles: Politics, plagues and the patient -- c. Phoenissae: Balanced interiors -- d. Bacchae: Homeopathy and repression -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index nominum et rerum -- Index locorum
Control code
77924313
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 229 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004139930
Lccn
2004054524
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)77924313
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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