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Spring 2020

CLAS 313 – Health and Medicine in Classical Antiquity
  • Cross Listed
  • Writing Emphasis Course
  • The course examines the mythology and practice of medicine in Greek and Roman times from Asclepius to Hippocrates and Galen, medical instruments and procedures, the religious manifestation of healing in Greek and Roman sanctuaries, the votive dedications by patients and cured, midwifery and child care, public hygiene and diseases. The topics cover a large spectrum of the medical practice and public health in the ancient societies of Classical antiquity, as well as how ancient worldviews, including religion and religious practice, shaped health and medicine in Greek and Roman civilization.

    Section 001
    Days MoWe
    Location Social Sciences, Rm 222
    Time 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
    Instructor Eleni Hasaki
    Date Jan 15 - May 6
    Status Open
    Enrollment 55 / 60
    • Days: MoWe
    • Location: Social Sciences, Rm 222
    • Time: 12:30 PM
    • Dates: Jan 15 - May 6
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 55 / 60