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Introduction

Monica R. Gale (ed.)

in Lucretius: De Rerum Natura: Book V

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688843
eISBN:
9781800343122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688843.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on Book 5 of Lucretius's De Rerum Natura (DRN) and the cultural milieu in which the poem was composed. It mentions the early Christian writer named Jerome, who recounts in his ... More


The Kamakura Context

Andrew Edmund Goble

in Confluences of Medicine in Medieval Japan: Buddhist Healing, Chinese Knowledge, Islamic Formulas, and Wounds of War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835002
eISBN:
9780824870317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835002.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter considers how the Japanese city of Kamakura provided a conducive environment that made it possible for Kajiwara Shōzen to gain access to Song medical knowledge and to write his two ... More


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