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Medical Analogy in Latin Satire

  • Sari Kivistö
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Introduction

Offering fresh readings of numerous Neo-Latin texts, Medical Analogy in Latin Satire provides an introduction to medical issues in the tradition of Latin satire. The book explores what functions physical diseases and peculiarities had in early modern satires and how satire was considered as a form of healing instruction.

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Ovid Renaissance Tradition

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  • Sari Kivistö
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  1. 1.DocentUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230244870
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-30999-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-24487-0
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