Disabilities in Roman Antiquity: Disparate Bodies <i>A Capite ad Calcem</i>
Christian Laes, Chris Goodey, M. Lynn Rose
BRILL, May 30, 2013 - Medical - 332 pages
This is the first volume ever to systematically study the subject of disabilities in the Roman world. The contributors examine the topic from head to toe: mental and intellectual disability, alcoholism, visual impairment, speech disorder, hermaphroditism, monstrous births, mobility problems, osteology and visual representations of disparate bodies.
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