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Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar, Volume 14

Health and Sickness in Ancient Rome; Greek and Roman Poetry and Historiography

Edited by Francis Cairns and Miriam Griffin

ISBN 978-0-905205-53-3. ARCA 50. vi + 393pp. Cloth. 2010.


Papers of the Langford Latin Seminar 14 contains (in revised, usually enlarged, and annotated form) papers presented at Langford Seminars of the Department of Classics of The Florida State University over the years 2004 to 2008, together with supplementary articles contributed at the request of the editors. The papers in the section Health and Sickness in Ancient Rome mostly derive from the Spring 2008 Conference organised by Miriam Griffin as Visiting Professor and holder of the George R. Langford Family Eminent Scholar Chair at The Florida State University.


CONTENTS

Health and Sickness in Ancient Rome

Vivian Nutton (The Wellcome Centre for the History of Medicine, University College London) : Galen in Context. (1-18)

Rebecca Flemming (Jesus College, Cambridge) : Pliny and the Pathologies of Empire. (19-42)

A.J. Woodman (University of Virginia) : Community Health: Metaphors in Latin Historiography (43-61)

Gareth Williams (Columbia University) : Apollo, Aesculapius and the Poetics of Illness in Ovid’s Metamorphoses (63-92)

Svetla Slaveva-Griffin (The Florida State University) : Medicine in the Life and Works of Plotinus (93-117)

Greek and Roman Poetry and Historiography

F. Williams (Trinity College Dublin) : Monkey Business in Semonides (fr.7.75) (119-131)

Damien Nelis (Université de Genève) : Vergil, Georgics 1.489–92: More Blood? (133-135)

J.G.F. Powell (Royal Holloway, University of London) : Horace, Scythia, and the East (137-190)

Alex Hardie (University of Edinburgh) : An Augustan Hymn to the Muses (Horace Odes 3.4). Part II (191-317) (Part I is published in PLLS 13)

Robert Maltby (University of Leeds) : The Unity of Corpus Tibullianum Book 3: Some Stylistic and Metrical Considerations (319-340)

Robin Seager (University of Liverpool) : Domitianic Themes in Statius’ Silvae (341-374)

Cynthia Damon (University of Pennsylvania) : Déjà vu or déjà lu? History as Intertext (375-388)


Index locorum


Review: Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2011.03.80 (C.M.C. Green)