CLAS 3239 | Ancient Medicine: The Classical Roots of the Medical Humanities: Contemporary Reception of Ancient Ars Medica
Welcome to Ancient Medicine: The Classical Roots of the Medical Humanities, a course designed to introduce you to the main themes and ideas in the medical literature produced by the ancient Greeks and Romans.
Poster showing blue background with a man-like creature covered with rats and flies, which represent biological warfare. Captions condemn the United States for using biological warfare in Northeast China and Korea's disregard of international sanction. Zhongguo : bu xiang, 1952?]
Also in book: Hidden treasure / edited by Michael Sappol. 1st ed. New York, N.Y. : Blast Books, 2012.
Accession number: 06-08.
"Medicine (1900-1907). Oil on canvas - Destroyed in 1945 at Schloss Immendorf, a castle in lower Austria. Klimt's Medicine with the figure of Hygeia, daughter of Asclepius. Klimt with traditional a snake and cup of Lethe. Above Hygeia is a large column of light, and on either side nude figures and a skeleton. Klimt received critical reactions from doctors for this "lurid, almost pornographic depiction." The implicit suggestion that the healing arts were unable to prevent death was also unpopular.