P1 – I word answer/very short
Q. Hellespont? What was the vice?
p. 2 – 1 paragraph questions – put as much detail as possible
4 of 5 ( 10 p-each?) 40 total – like questions on website
P3 – essay 1 of 2 questions - 40 points
Very broad statements
you need to narrow it down and make it in your own.
structure of argument – clear thesis, logical
Support and argument – elaboration and tying it
be concise – accurate as possible
clarity, neatness, organized
Ex. Talk about drama in theatre
only 2 tragedy and satyrs
Interplay of Barbarianism in wars, history
Aims for objectivity but there are prejudices that are carried into diagnosis, diseases
Still present today west vs east
Prejudices with women and their emotions
Cultural thought in Greeks and barbarianism medicine by Hippocrates
Practical theory of the two contrasted fields
5thr century (later half)
Father of greek medicine
Modern Hippocratic Oath first line „Do not harm!‟
Medicine was a brand new discipline at the time – made a manual? Of sorts.
Before considered a religious method of punishment and solution
Causes and effect
If sick in antiquity you didn‟t consult a doctor but consulted Delphi
i.e. birth deliverer
Asclepeion temple to seek answer of ailment consult “snake and priest to
Hippocrates aimed to strength differentiation of medicine from religion
Epilepsy and considered sacred disease, divinely incurred H argues Why it is not
Preformed autopsy on a goat‟s brain
Develop a general theory used human fluids as his basis of
Always need to be a balance
A biological medean agon ( nothing in excess)
Tied to the environment
Emphasis on factors:
Wind- directions, etc.
Water flow, origin, speed, cold, sweet, etc.
Change of seasons variations, none variant
If dry individual as dry
Humid individual is humid
Balance individual is balance
Who was it written for?
Possibly for future doctors, his students
Why? Too much details
Possibly for workers
Where to build what to expect
In Asia minor know what they are facing
Prognosis for the future in the environment
Treaty starts what a doctor needs to know
Pursuits (exercise vs lack thereof)
Physical – cultural (approach)
Constantly mixing the two factors
i.e. how much they drink, if it‟s in excess…
Ethnography to a degree – different areas how they are.
For medical purpose not historical
But desire to know (about others) is still there.
Similar to Herodotus‟ Histories Saphirias (the amazons myth)
Even though he talks fictional environment it is still for medicine and through
Similar of interest to nomads.
They are „wet‟ people
They burn their skin to drain off their moisture
They may be burning themselves because of cultural social reasons
Yet he ties it to medicine!
Culture and physical are tied together.
Culture is the reason as well as environment for the diseases
Environment glazes over the culture.
Shifts from objective autonomy to subjective evaluation of proportions
Section 4 compares it to the Greeks all the time
Why snake and Asian Minor
Snake symbol of earth and afterlife divine animal of sorts A.M. a lot of advances in medicine possibly because of all the