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Refiguring Pain Symptoms

Daniel King

in Experiencing Pain in Imperial Greek Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198810513
eISBN:
9780191847776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810513.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter investigates the ways in which writers expanded upon the medical approach to the body. It shows how a number of writers used different literary traditions and cultural practices to ... More


Sacred Pain in Ailios Aristeides

Daniel King

in Experiencing Pain in Imperial Greek Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198810513
eISBN:
9780191847776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810513.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter treats the most sophisticated collection of narratives concerning one’s own pain to survive from the ancient world, Aristeides’ Sacred Tales. Aristeides’ texts presents a complex and ... More


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