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Colloquium on Ritual Healing in Antiquity and the Middle Ages

///Colloquium on Ritual Healing in Antiquity and the Middle Ages

Colloquium on Ritual Healing in Antiquity and the Middle Ages

Colloquium on Ritual Healing in Antiquity and the Middle Ages

Organised by Charles Burnett and Ildiko Csepregi-Vardabasso

At the Warburg Institute, University of London, 17-18 February 2006

(with the support of the British Academy and the Wellcome Trust)

Friday 17 February

9.45 Doors open

FIRST SESSION Chair: Peter Pormann Welcome

10.00 Robert Arnott (University of Birmingham)

Popular Healing Cult on Minoan Crete

11.00 Árpád M. Nagy (Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest) Daktylios pharmakités. Graeco-Egyptian magical healing gems

11.40 Coffee/Tea

12.00 Maria Elena Gorrini (Università degli Studi, Pavia) Non-Asclepian cults in Greece and Magna Graecia: a few examples

1.00 Lunch for invited guests

SECOND SESSION Chair: Ildikó Csepregi-Vardabasso

2.00 Siam Bhayro (UCL) “He shall play with his hand, and you shall be well” (1 Samuel 16.16): David’s lyre and music therapy

2.45 Manfred Horstmanshoff (University of Leiden) Asclepian healing in triple perspective: Doctor, patient and illness

Tea/Coffee

4.00 Sarolta A. Takács (Rutgers University) The cult of Isis: Interpretatio Romana

4.45 David Napier (UCL) Empowering ritual objects (medical anthropology)

Discussion

6.00 Reception

6.45 Supper for invited guests

Saturday 18 February

10.00 Doors open

THIRD SESSION Chair: Emilie Savage-Smith

10.00 Remke Kruk (University of Leiden) Islamic healing in the Netherlands

10.45 Ildikó Csepregi-Vardabasso (Central European University, Budapest) The temple as hospital. Dream healing in Byzantium

11.30 Coffee/Tea

11.50 Gábor Klaniczay (Collegium Budapest) Dream healing in Central European and Italian canonization documents (thirteenth to fourteenth centuries)

12.35 Discussion

1.00 Lunch for invited guests

FOURTH SESSION Chair: Charles Burnett

2.00 Vivian Nutton, (Wellcome Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL) A Latin pseudo-history of medicine.

2.45 Catherine Rider (Christ’s College, Cambridge) The Manual of doctor Bartholomaeus Carrichter on how to cure magically-caused illnesses

3.30 Fernando Salmón (University of Cantabria) The physician as cure in medical scholasticism

4.15 Tea/Coffee

4.35 Discussion

5.00 Conference closes

Admission is free but advance registration is recommended

For further information, see the Warburg Institute website (http://www.sas.ac.uk/warburg) or contact Elizabeth [email protected]

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