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Female Bodies and Female Practitioners

Gynaecology, Women's Bodies, and Expertise in the Ancient to Medieval Mediterranean and Middle East
Edited by Lennart Lehmhaus
[Weibliche Körper und weibliche Praktizierende. Gynäkologie, Frauenkörper und Fachwissen im antiken bis mittelalterlichen Mittelmeerraum und Nahen Osten.]
2023. XIII, 520 pages.
DOI 10.1628/978-3-16-162291-5
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This interdisciplinary volume examines the conceptualization, representation, and agency of women, with a focus on bodies, gynaecology, reproduction, and female expertise in medicine and healthcare in texts from the Mediterranean and Middle East during antiquity and into the medieval period.

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