Laurence TOTELIN

(Dernière mise à jour le 7 Septembre 2021)

Historienne des sciences et de la médecine grecque, professeure à l’Université de Cardiff depuis 2009.

2006-2009 : contrat post-doctoral à l’Université de Cambridge

2002-2005 : Doctorat en Histoire de la médecine à l’UCL

Communications :

  • “Traditions of Ancient Euporista”, lors du colloque “Traditions of Materia Medica (300 BCE – 1300 CE)“, organisé par Sean Coughlin, Christine Salazar, Elizaveta Shcherbakova, et Philip van der Eijk,à l’Humboldt-Universität de Berlin du 16 au 18 juin 2021.

Publications nous concernant :

  • “Hippocratic corpus”, in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Oxford Classical Dictionary, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2021
  • (Avec M. BRADLEY et V. LEONARD) ed., Bodily fluids in antiquity, London, Routledge, 2021, dont “Breastmilk in the cave and on the arena: early Christian stories of lactation in context”, pp. 240-255.
  • (ed.), A Cultural History of Medicine in Antiquity, The Cultural Histories Series, London, Bloomsbury, 2021
  • “Easy remedies – difficult texts: the Pseudo-Galenic Euporista”, in Caroline PETIT, Simon SWAIN et Klaus-Dietrich FISCHER (ed.), Pseudo-Galenica: The Formation of the Galenic Corpus from Antiquity to the Renaissance, London, The Warburg Institute, 2021, pp. 31-45.
  • “A woman in flux: fluidity in Hippocratic gynaecology”, in Chiara THUMIGER (ed.), Holism in ancient medicine and its reception, Leiden, Brill, 2020, pp. 220-236
  • “Do no harm: Phanostrate’s midwifery practice, in Technai, An International Journal for Ancient Science and Technology, 11, 2020, pp. 129-143
  • “A little old lady told me: appropriation of weak actors’ knowledge in Graeco-Roman pharmacology”. in M. EPPLE, A. IMHAUSEN et F. MULLER (ed.), Weak Knowledge: Forms, Functions, and Dynamics, Campus Verlag, 2020, pp. 109-124.
  • (Avec Rebecca FLEMMING) (ed.), Medicine and markets in the Graeco-Roman world and beyond: Essays in honour of Vivian Nutton, Classical Press of Wales, 2020 dont “Healing correspondence: letters and remedy exchange in the Graeco-Roman world”, pp. 17-36.
  • “What’s a plant?”, in L. TAUB (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Greek and Roman Science, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2020, pp. 141-159
  • (Avec Vivian NUTTON) (ed.), Ancient medicine, behind and beyond Hippocrates: essays in honour of Elizabeth Craik, Pisa, Fabrizio Serra, 2020
  • “A sea of synonyms: naming plants in ancient pharmacological texts”, in N. REGGIANI et F. BERTONAZZI (ed.), Parlare la medicina: fra lingue e culture, nello spazio e nel tempo. Atti del Convegno Internazionale, Universita di Parma, 5-7 Settembre 2016, Le Monnier Universita, 2019, pp. 195-206.
  • “Hystérie”, in Lydie BODIOU et Véronique MEHL (ed.), Dictionnaire du corps dans l’Antiquité, Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2019, pp. 326-327.
  • “Puberté”, in Lydie BODIOU et Véronique MEHL (ed.), Dictionnaire du corps dans l’Antiquité, Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2019, pp. 529-531.
  • “Utérus”, in Lydie BODIOU et Véronique MEHL (ed.), Dictionnaire du corps dans l’Antiquité, Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2019, pp. 635-636.
  • “Gynécologie”, in Lydie BODIOU et Véronique MEHL (ed.), Dictionnaire du corps dans l’Antiquité, Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2019, pp. 296-298.
  • “Sweet honey and hare’s brains: Ancient pharmacology for children’s diseases”, in C. LAMBRUGO (ed.), Una favola breve: Archeologia e antropologia per la storia del”infanzia, Edizioni All’Insegna del Giglio, 2019, pp. 37-42.
  • “Therapeutics”, in P. E. PORMANN (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Hippocrates, Cambridge Companions to Philosophy, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2018, pp. 200-216.
  • “Gone with the wind: laughter and the audience of the Hippocratic treatises”, in Petros BOURAS-VALLIANATOS et Sophia XENOPHONTOS (ed.), Greek medical literature and its readers: From Hippocrates to Islam and Byzantium, Routledge, 2018, pp. 30-47.
  • “Tastes in ancient botany, medicine and science”, in K. C. RUDOLPH (ed.), Taste and the Ancient Senses, London, Routledge, 2018, pp. 60-71.
  • “Recréer les recettes de Galien”, in Annie VERBANCK-PIRARD, Véronique BOUDON-MILLOT et Danielle GOUERVITCH (ed.), Au temps de Galien: Un médecin grec dans l’empire Romain, Musée Royal de Mariemont, 2018, pp. 214-217.
  • “The third way”, in L. LEMHAUS et M. MARTELLI (ed.), Collecting Recipes: Byzantine and Jewish Pharmacology in Dialogue, Science, Technology, and Medicine in Ancient Cultures, Boston and Berlin, De Gruyter, 2017, pp. 103-122.
  • “From technē to kakotechnia: use and abuse of ancient cosmetic texts”, in M. FORMISANO et Philip VAN DER EIJK (ed.), Knowledge, Text and Practice in Ancient Technical Writing, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2017, pp. 138-162.
  • “Milk: the symbolism & ambivalence of a substance”, in Viewpoint: the Magazine of the British Society for the History of Science, 112, 2017, pp. 6-7.
  • “Whose fault is it anyway? Plant infertility in antiquity”, in G. DAVIES et T. LOUGHRAN (ed.), The Palgrave Handbook of Infertility in History: Approaches, Contexts and Perspectives, Basingstoke, Palgrave, 2017, pp. 57-75.
  • (Avec H. TRICKEY et J. SANDERS) “Nain, Mam and Me: Historical artefacts as prompts for reminiscence, reflection and conversation about feeding babies. A qualitative development study”, in Research for All, 1(1), 2017, pp. 64-83.
  • “Snakes and ladders: wonder cures of the ancient world”, in BBC History Magazine Collec, 2017, pp. 22-25.
  • “Call the (Roman) midwife”, in BBC History Magazine Collec, 2017, pp. 40-43.
  • “Motherhood in flux: Greek nymphs, breastfeeding, and ancient gynaecology”, in F. P. GUIGNARD, G. PEDRUCCI et M. SCAPINI (ed.), Maternita e politeismi. Motherhood(s) and polytheisms, Patron Editore, 2017, pp. 359-370.
  • “Pharmakopolai: a re-evaluation of the sources”, in W. V. HARRIS (ed.), Popular Medicine in Graeco-Roman Antiquity: Explorations, Columbia Studies in the Classical Tradition, Brill, 2016, pp. 65-85.
  • “Breastfeeding”, in R. S. BAGNALL et al. (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Ancient History, Wiley, 2016, pp. 1-2.
  • “Technologies of knowledge: pharmacology, botany, and medical recipes”, Oxford Handbooks Online, 2016
  • “Hippocratic and Aristophanic recipes: a comparative study”, in L. DEAN-JONES et R. ROSEN (ed.), Ancient Concepts of the Hippocratic. Papers presented at the XIIIth Hippocrates Colloquium, Austin, Texas, 11-13 August, 2008, Leiden, Brill, 2016, pp. 292-301.
  • “The world in a pill: local specialties and global remedies in the Graeco-Roman world”, in R. FUTO KENNEDY et M. JONES-LEWIS (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Identity and the Environment in the Classical and Medieval Worl, London and New York, Routledge, 2016, pp. 151-170.
  • Ancient botany, Science of Antiquity. Abingdon and New York, Routledge, 2015
  • “When foods become remedies in ancient Greece: the curious case of garlic and other substances”, in Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 167, 2015, pp. 30-37.
  • “L’odeur des autres: femme et odeur – l’intersection de la pratique Hippocratique et de la pratique religieuse”, in Jacques JOUANNA et Michel ZINK (ed.), Hippocrate et les hippocratismes : médecine, religion, société, Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres, 2015, pp. 83-98.
  • “Smell as sign and cure in ancient medicine”, in M. BRADLEY (ed.), Smell and the Ancient Senses. The Senses in Antiquity London: Routledge, 2014, pp. 17-29.
  • (avec P. BAKER et Helen KING) “Teaching ancient medicine: the issues of abortion”, in N.S. RABINOWITZ et F. McHARDY (ed.), From Abortion to Pederasty: Addressing Difficult Topics in the Classics Classroom. Columbus, Ohio: The Ohio State University Press, 2014, pp. 71-91.
  • (avec S. MUIR) “Medicine & disease”, in J.H. TULLOCH (ed.), A Cultural History of Women in Antiquity, Vol. 1. Oxford: Berg, 2013, pp. 81-104.
  • “And to end on a poetic note: Galen’s authorial strategies in the pharmacological books”, in Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A, 43(2), 2012, pp. 307-315.
  • “Botanizing rulers and their herbal subjects: Plants and political power in Greek and Roman literature”, in Phoenix LXVI(1-2), 2012, pp. 122-144.
  • “Old recipes, new practice? The Latin adaptations of the Hippocratic ‘Gynaecological Treatises'”, in Social History of Medicine, 24(1), 2011, pp. 74-91.
  • “A recipe for a headache: translating and interpreting ancient Greek and Roman remedies”, in A. IMHAUSEN et T. POMMERENING (ed.), Writings of Early Scholars in the Ancient Near East, Egypt and Greece: Zur Übersetzbarkeit von Wissenschaftssprachen des Altertums, Beiträge zur Altertumskunde Vol. 286. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2010, pp. 219-237.
  • “Teaching the hippocratic gynaecological recipes?”, in M. HORSTMANSHOFF et C.R. TILBURG (ed.), Hippocrates and Medical Education: Selected Papers Presented at the XIIth International Hippocrates Colloquium, Universiteit Leiden, 24-26 August 2005, Studies in Ancient Medicine Vol. 35. Leiden: Brill, 2010, pp. 287-300.
  • “Galen’s use of multiple manuscript copies in his pharmacological treatises”, in A. DOODY et L. TAUB (ed.), Authorial Choice, Authorial Voice: Greco-Roman Scientific and Medical Writing, Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, 2009, pp. 81-92.
  • Hippocratic recipes: Oral and written transmission of pharmacological knowledge in fifth- and fourth-century Greece. Studies in Ancient Medicine Vol. 34. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2009
  • “Birth and reproduction”, in M. GARGARIN (ed.), Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009
  • “Gynecology”, in M. GARGARIN (ed.), Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009
  • “Parfums et huiles parfumées en médecine”, in Annie VERBANCK-PIÉRARD, Natacha MASSAR et Dominique FRERE (ed.), Parfums de l’Antiquité: La rose et l’encens en Méditerranée, Morlanwelz-Mariemont, Musée Royal de Mariemont, 2008, pp. 227-232.
  • “Sex and vegetables in the Hippocratic gynaecological treatises”, in Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 38(3), 2007, pp. 531-540.
  • “Hippokratic Corpus, nosological works”, in P.T. KEYSER et G.L. IRBY-MASSIE (ed.), The Encyclopaedia of Ancient Natural Scientists: the Greek Tradition and its many Heirs, London: Routledge, 2007, pp. 413-414.
  • “Perfume”, in H. CANCIK et . In: Cancik, H. et al. (ed.), Brill’s New Pauly: Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World. Leiden ; Boston: Brill, 2007, pp. 753-754.
  • “Mithradates’ antidote: A pharmacological ghost”, in Early Science and Medicine, 9(1), 2004, pp. 1-19.

Compte-rendus :

  • “the pharmakon: concept figure, image of transgression, poetic practice ed. by Hermann Herlinghaus”, in Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 93(3), 2019, pp. 453-454.
  • “L’Expressivité du lexique médical en Grèce et à Rome: Hommages à Françoise Skoda ed. by Isabelle Boehm and Nathalie Rousseau”, in Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 90(1), 2016, pp. 141-142.
  • “Ido Israelowich. Patients and healers in the High Roman Empire”, in Isis, 107(3), 2016, pp. 620-621
  • “Homo Patiens, Approaches to the patient in the Ancient World, edited by Georgia Petridou and Chiara Thumiger”, in Early Science and Medicine, 21(6), 2016, pp. 575-577.
  • “Stephen M. Oberhelman (ed.), Dreams, healing and medicine in Greece: from antiquity to the present”, in Social History of Medicine, 28(4), 2016, pp. 930-931.
  • “J. Jouanna, Greek medicine from Hippocrates to Galen”, in Isis, 105(1), 2014, pp. 206-206.
  • “Anne Van Arsdall and Timothy Graham (eds), herbs and healers from the ancient Mediterranean through the medieval West: essays in honor of John M. Riddle”, in Social History of Medicine, 27(1), 2014, pp. 165-166.
  • “Suzanne Amigues, Théophraste. Les causes des phénomènes végétaux. Tome I. Livres I et II”, in Aestimatio, 11, 2014, pp. 168-170.
  • “Richard A. Gabriel, Man and wound in the Ancient World: A history of miltary medicine from Sumer to the Fall of Constantinople”, in Isis, 104(1), 2013, pp. 153-154.
  • “C. Nissen, Entre Asclépios et Hippocrate. étude des cultes guérisseurs et des médecins en Carie.(Kernos supplément 22.), liège: centre international d’étude de la religion Grecque antique, 2009”, in The Classical Review 62(1), 2012, pp. 61-62.
  • “B. Holmes, The symptom and the subject: the emergence of the physical body in Ancient Greece”, in Isis, 102(3), 2011, pp. 551-552.
  • “J. Scarborough, Pharmacy and Drug Lore in Antiquity: Greece, Rome, Byzantium”, in Aestimatio 8, 2011, pp. 116-120.
  • “C. Gill, T. Whitmarsh and J. Wilkins (eds.), Galen and the World of Knowledge”, in British Journal of the History of Science, 43(3), 2010, pp. 478-479.
  • “Bronwen L Wickkiser, Asklepios, medicine, and the politics of healing in fifth-century Greece: between craft and cult, Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008”, in Medical History, 54(2), 2010, pp. 271-272.
  • “A. Mayor, The Poison King: The Life and Legend of Mithradates Rome’s Deadliest Enemy”, in Isis, 101(3), 2010, pp. 639-639.
  • “Thomas Rütten, Geschichten vom Hippokratischen Eid, Wiesbaden, Harrassowitz, 2008, CD-ROM”, in Medical History, 54(1), 2010, pp. 135-136.
  • “Hospitals and Healing from antiquity to the later middle ages”, in Social History of Medicine, 22(1), 2009, pp. 195-197.
  • “(R.) Mayhew The female in Aristotle’s Biology: reason or rationalization, Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 2004”, in The Classical Review, 57(1), 2007, pp. 49-50.
  • “Philip J van der Eijk (ed.), Hippocrates in context: papers read at the XIth international Hippocrates colloquium, University of Newcastle upon Tyne 27–31 August 2002, studies in ancient medicine, vol. 31, Leiden and Boston, Brill, 2005”, in Medical History, 50(4), 2006, pp. 552-553
  • “S. Amigues, Theophraste. Recherches sur les Plantes. Tome V”, in Bryn Mawr Classical Review, 2006, article number: 2006.07.24
  • “Maria Michela Sassi, The science of man in Ancient Greece. Translated by Paul Tucker. With a Foreword by Sir Geoffrey Lloyd. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2001”, in The British Journal for the History of Science, 37(4), 2004, pp. 467-468.
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