Greek and Roman Medicine
A Bibliography of Internet Resources
Part 2, Articles published or reprinted in e-form.


Dowd, Matthew F., "The Attitudes of Clement of Alexandria Toward Greek Medicine."From the Library Of God website.

Finnegan, Rachel, "Plagues in Classical Literature", Classics Ireland 6(1999). Loimos and pestis in Thucydides, Sophocles, Lucretius, Vergil, and Ovid. [New]

Fisher, Nick, "Laser-quests: Unnoticed allusions to contraception in a poet and a princeps?" Classics Ireland 3(1996). Silphium in Catullus 7 and Macrobius 2.4.12 = Ep. Aug. XXXII (Malcovati).

French, Valerie, "Midwives and Maternity Care in the Roman World," Helios, New Series 13(2), 1986, pp. 69-84.

Hodges, Frederick M., ”Phimosis in Antiquity,” World Journal of Urology, Volume 17, No. 3 : pp. 133-136, June 1999.

McMahon, John, Cultivating Passion: Vegetables, Belief, and Sexuality," Newsletter of the Classical Association of the Empire State 31.2 (Summer 1996), n.p. Medicinal and aphrodisiac aspects of ancient plant lore.

Murison, Charles Leslie, "The Death of Titus: A Reconsideration," The Ancient History Bulletin 9.3-4(1995), 135-142. "The Talmudic suggestion that Titus died of a brain tumour fits the facts, known and deducible, of the last fourteen months of his life better than any other hypothesis."

Olson, P. E. et al, "The Thucydides Syndrome: Ebola Déjà vu? (Or Ebola Resurgent?)", Emerging Infectious Diseases 2.2 (April-June 1996).

Rubin, Jody P., ”Celsus’ Decircumcision Operation,” UROLOGY, Volume XVI, Number 1. July 1980. Originally presented before the Society for Ancient Medicine in December, 1978.

Wente, Edward F., Who Was Who among the Royal Mummies," Oriental Institute News and Notes 144 (Winter 1995), 1-6. Radiological research raises doubts about the traditional identification of royal mummies in the Oriental Institute's collection.

[Up]Last updated 7/12/01. Send comments and suggestions to Lee T. Pearcy, lpearcy@ea.pvt.k12.pa.us.