LCANE lecture series Autumn 2022: Medicine in ancient Iraq

London Centre for the Ancient Near East

Autumn seminar series 2022

Medicine in ancient Iraq

Monday 24th October

Troels Pank Arbøll: “When gods strike, slay, and devour: conceptualising epidemics in ancient Mesopotamia”

Monday 14th November

Strahil Panayotov: “On the origins and creation of the Nineveh Medical Encyclopaedia”

Monday 28th November

Krisztián Simkó: “Administering medicine in Mesopotamia: a survey based on the Nineveh Medical Encyclopaedia”

Monday 12th December

Annie Attia: “Cuneiform medicine: a pitfall for physicians?”

All lectures start at 6.15pm

Institute of Archaeology, Lecture Theatre G6, 31-34 Gordon Square, Accessible entrance 14 Taviton St, London.

If you want to attend online, then please register for each lecture separately on Eventbrite and a link will be e-mailed shortly before each lecture: For Oct. 24th Troels Pank Arbøll:

Monday 14th November:

Monday 28th November:

Monday 12th December:


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