Chapter Some Remarks on Babylonian Pharmacology
Geller, Markham J.
Lehmhaus, Lennart (editor)
Martelli, Matteo (editor)
CollectionEuropean Research Council (ERC)
LanguageEnglish; French; Italian
This volume brings together contributions covering different periods of the history of ancient pharmacology and medical writing, from Greek, Byzantine, and Syriac medicine to the Rabbinic-Talmudic medical discourses. It highlights the overwhelming mass of information about drugs and remedies in classical and late-antique sources, and traces the transmission and transformation of pharmacological knowledge across cultural and linguistic boundaries.
KeywordsIntercultural history of knowledge and science; Late Antique pharmacology/ pharmacotherapy; Talmudic Medicine; Greek medical encyclopedias
Publication date and placeBerlin/Boston, 2017
History of science