Jennifer Clarke Kosak - Balance: The Narrative of Health and Disease in Ancient Greece


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Disease has many stories, some told by individual sufferers, others by health care practitioners and researchers, and yet others by historians of medicine. This seminar examines disease stories found in ancient Greek literature and discusses how specific cultural expectations and attitudes influenced the ways these stories were told.

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