Doctor and Patient in Graeco-Roman, Early Christian and Jewish Texts of Antiquity

Oct 07, 2019 - Oct 08, 2019
Jesus healing the paralytic in Cafarnaum

Jesus healing the paralytic in Cafarnaum
Image Credit: © José Luiz Bernardes Ribeiro / CC BY-SA 4.0

A conference organized by the project A03 "The Transfer of Medical Episteme in the ‘Encyclopaedic’ Compilations of Late Antiquity" (Head: Prof. Dr. Philip van der Eijk) in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Jens Schröter, Theological Faculty of Humboldt-University Berlin and Clarissa Paul, Theological Faculty of Humboldt-University Berlin and Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg

This conference focuses on representations of the doctor-patient-relationship in medical and religious texts from Graeco-Roman culture, early Christianity and ancient Judaism. Particular attention will be given to the various factors (professional, historical and religious) influencing the literary representation of the encounter between healers and patients.
                   

Programme

Monday, 07 October 2019

Ab 13.00

Arrival and Coffee

14.00–14.15 Prof. Dr. Philip van der Eijk (Berlin)
 

Welcome and introduction to topic of the Conference                                

            
Section I: Die Darstellung des Arztes/Heilers und des Patienten in Texten der griechisch-
römischen Antike

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Philip van der Eijk (Berlin)

14.15–15.15

Dr. Giulia Ecca (Berlin):
Die Darstellung des Arztes in den deontologischen Schriften des Corpus
Hippocraticum      

  Break                                                                                                          
15.45–16.45

Prof. Dr. Christian Brockmann (Berlin):
Arzt und Patient in der hippokratischen Schrift De articulis und in Galens
De articulis-Kommentar

16.45–17.45

Dr. Frederike Herklotz (Berlin):

Die Darstellung des Arztes/Heilers und des Patienten in den Hieroi logoi
des Aelius Aristides

  Break

Open Lecture (at Schleiermacher-Hörsaal, room no. 008)
Moderation: Prof. Dr. Jens Schröter (Berlin)

18.15          

Prof. Dr. Reinhard von Bendemann (Bochum):
Schmerzen im Fokus der antiken Arzt/Heiler-Patienten-Beziehung            

20.00   Dinner


Tuesday, 08 October 2019

Section II: Die Darstellung des Arztes/Heilers und des Patienten in frühjüdischen Texten

Moderation: Clarissa Paul (Berlin/Halle-Wittenberg)

09.30–10.30

Prof. Dr. Markham Geller (London):
My Mother Told Me: Selections of Real Medicine from the Talmud

  Break                                                                                                         
11.00–12.00

Dr. Lennart Lehmhaus (Berlin):
Doctoring Advice: Rabbis as/and Patients or Medical Experts

  Lunch Break

Section III: Die Darstellung des Arztes/Heilers und des Patienten in frühchristlichen Texten

Moderation: Prof. Dr. Jens Schröter (Berlin)

13.00–14:00

Lena Nogossek-Raithel (Berlin):
Healings of Blindness in the Gospel of Mark

14.00–15.00

Clarissa Paul (Berlin/Halle-Wittenberg):
The Portrayal of Jesus as Healer in Luke 5:17–26 and 18:35–43             

15.00–15.30 Prof. Dr. Jens Schröter (Berlin)
 

End of the Conference

Time & Location

Oct 07, 2019 - Oct 08, 2019

Theological Faculty of HU Berlin
Burgstraße 26, room no. 2016
10178 Berlin

Further Information

Clarissa Paul: Clarissa@gmx.net