Early Byzantine Encyclopaedia of Medicine: Problems and Perspectives

May 27, 2016 | 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

The Workshop is organised by the project A03 "The Transfer of Medical Episteme in the ‘Encyclopaedic’ Compilations of Late Antiquity" of the Collaborative Research Centre 980 "Episteme in Motion".

Workshop Programme


Morning session

10.00-10.15

Philip van der Eijk (SFB 980 / Humboldt University), Introduction

10.15-11.15

Eric Gowling (University of Glasgow), Oils in Aetius of Amida’s Medicinal Books

11.15-11.45

Coffee Break

11.45-12.45

Irene Calà (CNRS Paris – UMR 8167), Further Fragments of Herophileans in the Medical Encyclopaedia of Aetius Amidenus

12.45-14.00

Lunch Break


Afternoon Session

14.00-15.00

Matteo Martelli (SFB 980 / Humboldt University), Aetius of Amida on Diet and Appetite

15.00-15.30

Coffee Break

15.30-16.30

Gabrielle Lherminier (École Pratique des Hautes Études), "Leeches in the snow" ou comment se débarrasser des sangsues

16.30-16.45

Short Break

16.45-17.45

Christine Salazar (SFB 980 / Humboldt University), Paul of Aegina on the Properties of Fruit and Vegetables

Time & Location

May 27, 2016 | 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Humboldt Universität zu Berlin,
Unter den Linden 6, Room 2070A

Further Information

Matteo Martelli: martellm@hu-berlin.de
Christine Salazar: christine.salazar@hu-berlin.de