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Bodies of evidence : ancient anatomical votives past, present and future / edited by Jane Draycott, University of Glasgow, Emma-Jayne Graham, the Open University.

Contributor(s): Draycott, Jane (Jane Louise) [editor.] | Graham, Emma-Jayne [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Medicine and the body in antiquity: Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2017Description: xiv, 271 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.Content type: text | still image | cartographic image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781472450807; 1472450809.Subject(s): Votive offerings -- Greece | Votive offerings -- Rome | Human body -- Miscellanea | Greece -- Religion | Rome -- Religion
Contents:
1. Corpora in Connection: Anatomical Votives and the Confession Stelai of Lydia and Phrygia / Justine Potts -- 2. Partible Humans and Permeable Gods: Anatomical Votives and Personhood in the Sanctuaries of Central Italy / Emma-Jayne Graham -- 3. Anatomical Votives (and Swaddled Babies): from Republican Italy to Roman Gaul / Olivier de Cazanove -- 4. Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow: The Use of Real, False and Artificial Hair as Votive Offerings / Jane Draycott -- 5. Demeter as an Ophthalmologist? Eye Votives and the Cult of Demeter and Kore / Georgia Petridou -- 6. Wombs for the Gods / Rebecca Flemming -- 7. Ritual and Meaning: Contextualising Votive Terracotta Infants in Hellenistic Italy / Fay Glinister -- 8. The foot as gnōrisma / Sara Chiarini -- 9. The Open Man: Anatomical Votive Busts Between the History of Medicine and Archaeology / Laurent Haumesser -- 10. Fragmentation and the Body's Boundaries: Reassessing the Body in Parts / Ellen Adams -- 11. Votive Genitalia in the Wellcome Collection: Modern Receptions of Ancient Sexual Anatomy / Jen Grove -- 12. Votive Futures: an Afterword / Jessica Hughes.
List(s) this item appears in: BSR new acquisitions 2017
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146.7.D.4 (Browse shelf) 1 Available presented by Emma-Jayne Graham

Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-268) and index.

1. Corpora in Connection: Anatomical Votives and the Confession Stelai of Lydia and Phrygia / Justine Potts -- 2. Partible Humans and Permeable Gods: Anatomical Votives and Personhood in the Sanctuaries of Central Italy / Emma-Jayne Graham -- 3. Anatomical Votives (and Swaddled Babies): from Republican Italy to Roman Gaul / Olivier de Cazanove -- 4. Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow: The Use of Real, False and Artificial Hair as Votive Offerings / Jane Draycott -- 5. Demeter as an Ophthalmologist? Eye Votives and the Cult of Demeter and Kore / Georgia Petridou -- 6. Wombs for the Gods / Rebecca Flemming -- 7. Ritual and Meaning: Contextualising Votive Terracotta Infants in Hellenistic Italy / Fay Glinister -- 8. The foot as gnōrisma / Sara Chiarini -- 9. The Open Man: Anatomical Votive Busts Between the History of Medicine and Archaeology / Laurent Haumesser -- 10. Fragmentation and the Body's Boundaries: Reassessing the Body in Parts / Ellen Adams -- 11. Votive Genitalia in the Wellcome Collection: Modern Receptions of Ancient Sexual Anatomy / Jen Grove -- 12. Votive Futures: an Afterword / Jessica Hughes.

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