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Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian Medicine

Ancient Sources, Translations, and Modern Medical Analyses

by JoAnn Scurlock

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Published by University of Illinois Press .
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    Subjects:
  • History of medicine,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History / Ancient / General,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Medicine, Assyro-Babylonian

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages912
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9392743M
    ISBN 100252029569
    ISBN 109780252029561

    Comparing Babylonian and Greek medicine has been done in a book by Goltz (). She found fifteen similarities and almost none can stand criticism. New (dis)similarities, some certain, others.   JoAnn Scurlock (Ph.D., University of Chicago, ) is the author of Magico-Medical Means of Treating Ghost-Induced Illnesses in Ancient Mesopotamia (Brill), the co-author of Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian Medicine: Ancient Sources, Translations, and Modern Medical Analyses (University of Illinois Press), and the co-editor of Creation and Chaos: A Reconsideration of Hermann Price: $

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    The Assyrian is the first of a two-part series about Tiglath Ashur, the son of Sennacherib, who ruled as king of Assyria from BC, Assyria's Golden Age. This hefty book begins with Tiglath's birth to a Greek concubine in Nineveh, where as a child he narrowly escapes from castration (apparently Assyrian kings would thin their herd of sons /5.   In ancient Mesopotamia, the gods infused every aspect of daily life and this, of course, extended to health goddess Gula (also known as Ninkarrak and Ninisinna) presided over health and healing aided by her consort Pabilsag (who was also a divine judge), her sons Damu and Ninazu, and daughter Gunurra. Gula was the primary deity of healing and health and was known as the “great Author: Joshua J. Mark.


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Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian Medicine by JoAnn Scurlock Download PDF EPUB FB2

Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian Medicine is the first systematic study of all the available texts, which together reveal a level of medical knowledge not matched again until the nineteenth century A.D.

Over the course of a millennium, these nations were able to develop tests, prepare drugs, and encourage public sanitation. Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian Medicine is the first systematic study of all the available texts, which together reveal a level of medical knowledge not matched again until the nineteenth century A.D.

Over the course of a millennium, these nations were able to develop tests, prepare drugs, and encourage public s: 1. Assyrian/Babylonian medicine developed in Mesopotamia from B.C.

to B.C. The Babylonian doctors operated within a culture that believed in fearsome gods who used illness to punish people for their sins. These gods included Nergal, god of plagues, Namtaru, the sick-maker, Ashaku, fever demon, and Pazuzu, demon of sickness. The third important feature in Babylonian medicine is the evidence afforded by the famous Hammurabi Code (circa B.C.)-- a body of laws, civil and religious, many of which relate to the medical profession.

Get this from a library. Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian medicine: ancient sources, translations, and modern medical analyses. [Jo Ann Scurlock; Burton R Andersen]. Similar Items. Melothesia in Babylonia: medicine, magic, and astrology in the ancient near east / by: Geller, Markham J., Published: () Sourcebook for ancient Mesopotamian medicine / by: Scurlock, Jo Ann, Published: () Advances in Mesopotamian medicine from Hammurabi to Hippocrates proceedings of the International Conference "Oeil Malade et Mauvais Oeil", Collège de France.

Babylonia (/ ˌ b æ b ɪ ˈ l oʊ n i ə /) was an ancient Akkadian-speaking state and cultural area based in central-southern Mesopotamia (present-day Iraq and Syria).A small Amorite-ruled state emerged in BC, which contained the minor administrative town of Babylon.

It was merely a small provincial town during the Akkadian Empire (– BC) but greatly expanded during the reign Capital: Babylon. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian Medicine: Ancient Sources, Translations, and Modern Medical Analyses by Burton R.

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and Burton Andersen in their book Diagnoses in Assyrian and. JoAnn Scurlock is the author of Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian Medicine ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), What Difference Doe 3/5(1). Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian Medicine Ancient Sources, Translations, and Modern Medical Analyses Author: Translated and with Commentary by JoAnn Scurlock and Burton R.

Andersen. JoAnn Scurlock and Burton Andersen, Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian Medicine: Ancient Sources, Translations, and Modern Medical Analyses (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, ), Pp.

xxiii + Cloth, US$ ISBN (= B). (Brill), the co-author of Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian Medicine: Ancient Sources, Translations, and Modern Medical Analyses (University of Illinois Press), and the co-editor of Creation and Chaos: A Reconsideration of Hermann Gunkel’s. Some famous Babylonian Physicians The division between magic and medicine seems to have continued into the Middle Babylonian period as evidenced in an archive of letters from Nippur.

Many of the letters in the archive were written by a medic, Šumu-libši, and his colleagues who worked in a. in another book by J. Scurlock and B. Andersen, published almost simultane-ously, Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian Medicine (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, ).

Examples in the book under review are “alcoholism” (pp. 19, 78), “cholera (dehydration)” (p. 19). Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian Medicine: Ancient Sources, Translations, and Modern Medical Analyses: Jo Ann Scurlock, Burton Andersen: Books - This banner text can have markup.

web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian medicine: ancient sources, translations, and modern medical analyses Reviewed by Martin Worthington Nils P Heeßel, Babylonisch-assyrische Diagnostik, Alter Orient und Altes Testament, B Münster, Ugarit-Verlag.

The Largest Surviving Medical Treatise from Ancient Mesopotamia Circa BCE Because clay tablets, especially those baked in fires, were more durable than papyrus rolls, more original source material regarding medicine survived from Mesoptomia than from ancient Greece or Rome.

Mesopotamian medicine has been generally overlooked in the greater discipline of the history of medicine. Perhaps we have Herodotus to thank, in part, for this as he makes very clear his disdain for Babylonian medical practices, claiming they brought their sick to the marketplace to ask passersby what might be done (Histories, I, ).

JoAnn Scurlock and Burton R Andersen (translators and commentators), Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian medicine: ancient sources, translations, and modern medical analyses, Urbana and Chicago, University of Illinois Press,pp. xxiii,$ (hardback ).Author: Martin Worthington.

For the results of my collaboration with B. Andersen, an expert in infectious diseases, on this subject (some agreeing and some not), see our Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian Medicine (Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press, ), chapter 3 and in the index under the individual fevers.

Diagnoses in Assyrian and Babylonian Medicine is the 1st systematic learn of all of the on hand texts, which jointly exhibit a degree of scientific wisdom no longer matched back till the 19th century A.D.

Over the process a millennium, those countries have been in a position to enhance checks, arrange medicinal drugs, and inspire public sanitation/5(17).