Prostheses in antiquity

Authors / Contributors:
edited by Jane Draycott
Place, publisher, year:
London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
Physical Description:
xvii, 213 Seiten : Illustrationen
Format:
Book
Online Access:
ID: 556391004
Content:
  • Introduction / Jane Draycott -- The complex aspects of experimental archaeology: the design of working models of two ancient Egyptian great toe prostheses / Jacky Finch -- A very distinctive smile: Etruscan dental appliances / Jean Macintosh Turfa and Marshall Joseph Becker -- Prosthetic hair in ancient Rome / Jane Draycott -- "An amputee may go out with his wooden aid on Shabbat": dynamics of prosthetic discourse in Talmudic traditions / Lennart Lehmhaus -- Evidence of a late antique amputation in a skeleton from Hemmaberg / Josef Eitler and Michaela Binder -- Living prostheses / Katherine D. van Schaik -- 'Prosthetic imagination' in Greek literature / Anne-Sophie Noel -- The psychology of prostheses: substitution strategies and notions of normality / Ellen Adams
Abstract:
  • The complex aspects of experimental archaeology : the design of working models of two ancient Egyptian great toe prostheses / Jacky Finch -- A very distinctive smile : Etruscan dental appliances / Jean Mackintosh Turfa and Marshall Becker -- Prosthetic hair in ancient Rome / Jane Draycott -- "An amputee may go out with his wooden aid on Shabbat" : dynamics of prosthetic discourse in Talmudic traditions / Lennart Lehmhaus -- Evidence of a late antique amputation in a skeleton from Hemmaberg / Josef Eitler and Michaela Binder -- Living prostheses / Katherine van Schaik -- "Prosthetic imagination" in Greek literature / Anne-Sophie Noel -- The psychology of prostheses : substitution strategies and notions of normality / Ellen Adams