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'My heart! My heart!': bodily metaphor in expressions of mental distress and disorder in Akkadian

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2PH


'My heart! My heart!': Bodily Metaphor in Expressions of Mental Distress and Disorder in Akkadian' is part of the Ancient Medicine Seminar series. It is an interdisciplinary research seminar, intended to bring together those inside the University and elsewhere who have an interest in disease and medicine in the ancient world. This seminar will feature Dr Moudhy Al-Rashid (Oriental Institute and Wolfson College, University of Oxford).


Professor Robert Arnott

Dr Moudhy Al-Rashid

Dr Mallica Kumbera Landrus

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