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Author Cross, James R., author

Title Hippocratic Oratory : the Poetics of Early Greek Medical Prose
Edition First edition
Published London : Taylor and Francis, 2017


Description 1 online resource : text file, PDF
Series Medicine and the Body in Antiquity
Contents Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations and editions -- 1 Hippocratic expository prose -- 2 Models of logos and medical oratory -- 3 Hippocratic epideixis and the orality of medical oratory -- 4 Gorgias, Heraclitus and the persuasive functions of sound in On Breaths -- 5 In the agon: the persuasive functions of antithesis in Hippocratic oratory -- Conclusion -- Appendix -- Bibliography
Summary "James Cross is a Tutor in Classical Civilisation at University College London. He completed his PhD in Classics at King's College London. His research focuses on connections between ancient medicine and literature."--Provided by publisher
Subject Hippocrates -- Influence
Hippocrates. Works.
SUBJECT Works (Hippocrates) fast
Subject Medicine, Greek and Roman -- History -- Sources
Medical literature -- Greece -- Criticism, Textual
Greek prose literature, Hellenistic -- Criticism, Textual
Oratory, Ancient -- History and criticism
Oral tradition -- Greece -- History -- To 1500
Debates and debating -- Greece -- History -- To 1500
Poetics -- History -- To 1500
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Reference.
MEDICAL -- Alternative Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Atlases.
MEDICAL -- Essays.
MEDICAL -- Family & General Practice.
MEDICAL -- Holistic Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Osteopathy.
Debates and debating
Greek prose literature, Hellenistic
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Medical literature
Medicine, Greek and Roman
Oral tradition
Oratory, Ancient
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781315611181