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Title: Society, medicine and religion in the work of Aelius Aristides
Author: Israelowich, Ido
ISNI:       0000 0000 6116 8297
Awarding Body: University of Oxford
Current Institution: University of Oxford
Date of Award: 2008
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In my thesis I examine society, medicine and religion in the work of Aristides, with particular reference to Aristides' Sacred Tales. I demonstrate that Aristides' understanding of his medical condition was inseparable from his religious beliefs and cultic habits, and that this view was encouraged by both the medical establishment and religious institutions.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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