Sunday, May 20, 2012

Podcasts and videos on ancient medicine

I would strongly recommend listening to the following podcasts and videos, if you have even a distant interest in ancient medicine. Helen King, professor in ancient history, talks about her work.

Recent podcasts: On ancient medicine, and 'Gladiator', April 2012:
http://www8.open.ac.uk/platform/news-and-features/professor-helen-king-ancient-medicine-and-the-flashing-midwife (NB the full content is not available if accessed on an iPad)

On Agnodike the 'flashing midwife', March 2012:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IkMILds1Gg4&feature=youtu.be

On the Hippocratic Oath, with Peter Pormann and Vivian Nutton, September 2011:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b014gdqq/In_Our_Time_The_Hippocratic_Oath/

http://constantinakatsari.wordpress.com/2012/04/28/podcasts-on-ancient-medicine/