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The Resource Society, medicine and religion in the sacred tales of Aelius Aristides, by Ido Israelowich, (electronic resource)

Society, medicine and religion in the sacred tales of Aelius Aristides, by Ido Israelowich, (electronic resource)

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Society, medicine and religion in the sacred tales of Aelius Aristides
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Society, medicine and religion in the sacred tales of Aelius Aristides
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by Ido Israelowich
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eng
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Biography type
contains biographical information
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MiAaPQ
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Mnemosyne supplements : monographs on Greek and Latin language and literature,
Series volume
v. 341
Society, medicine and religion in the sacred tales of Aelius Aristides, by Ido Israelowich, (electronic resource)
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Society, medicine and religion in the sacred tales of Aelius Aristides, by Ido Israelowich, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Aelius Aristides and the sacred tales -- Introduction -- The composition of the sacred tales -- Date of composition -- Method of composition -- Motives for composition -- The sacred tales as an autobiography -- The ancient readers of the sacred tales -- A narrative of redemption -- Society, disease and medicine in the sacred tales of Aristides -- Introduction -- The Graeco-Roman health-care system -- Towards a definition of a medical discourse -- Medicine in the Graeco-Roman world -- Roman medicine and its Greek influences -- Dreams -- The sick, medicine and physicians in the world of the sacred tales -- The place of the sick in society -- Medical discourse in the sacred tales -- The physicians in the sacred tales -- Towards a medical history of Aelius Aristides -- Falling ill -- Aristides and Asclepius -- Wider contexts -- Reconsidering private religions; religion and religious experience in the sacred tales of Aelius Aristides -- Introduction -- Theology -- The myth of Asclepius -- Divination, oracles and dreams -- Dreams -- Oracles -- Visual culture and social forms of cult-organisation -- Cult, festivals and games -- The power of images
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viii, 206 p.
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  • online
  • electronic
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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remote

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