Mesopotamian medicine and magic : studies in honor of Markham J. Geller

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Full title: Mesopotamian medicine and magic : studies in honor of Markham J. Geller / edited by Strahil V. Panayotov, Ludek Vacin ; with the assistance of Gene Trabich.
Other authors: Geller, Markham J., (honouree.)
Panayotov, Strahil V., (Editor)
Vacín, Luděk, (Editor)
Trabich, Gene, (Editor)
Format: Book           


Summary: Mesopotamian Medicine and Magic. Studies in Honour of Markham J. Geller is a thematically focused collection of 34 brand-new essays bringing to light a representative selection of the rich and varied scientific and technical knowledge produced chiefly by the cuneiform cultures. The contributions concentrate mainly on Mesopotamian scholarly descriptions and practices of diagnosing and healing diverse physical ailments and mental distress. The festschrift contains both critical editions of new texts as well as analytical studies dealing with various issues of Mesopotamian medical and magical lore. Currently, this is the largest edited volume devoted to this topic, significantly contributing to the History of Ancient Sciences.
Other authors: Geller, Markham J., (honouree.), Panayotov, Strahil V., (Editor), Vacín, Luděk, (Editor), Trabich, Gene, (Editor)
Language: English
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2018.
Classmark: QE610 /537095
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Series: Ancient magic and divination ; 14.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9789004368064
900436806X