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Heroic measures

Hippocratic medicine in the making of Euripidean tragedy

by Jennifer Clarke Kosak

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Euripides -- Knowledge -- Medicine.,
    • Hippocrates -- Influence.,
    • Literature and medicine -- Greece -- History -- To 1500.,
    • Medicine, Greek and Roman.,
    • Medicine in literature.,
    • Tragedy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-209) and indexes.

      Statementby Jennifer Clarke Kosak.
      SeriesStudies in ancient medicine,, v. 30
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA3978 .K57 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 229 p. ;
      Number of Pages229
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3308087M
      ISBN 109004139931
      LC Control Number2004054524

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