9780199680863

Dwarfs in Ancient Egypt and Greece

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  • ISBN13:

    9780199680863

  • ISBN10:

    0199680868

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-07-15
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography


Veronique Dasen is Associate Professor of Classical Archaeology at the University of Fribourg.

Table of Contents


Preface
List of Plates
List of Figures
Abbreviations
General Introduction
I Medical Context
1. Typology of Growth Disorders
2. Palaeopathology
II Egypt
3. Terminology
4. Iconographic Conventions
5. Anonymous Dwarf Gods
6. Bes
7. Ptah-Pataikoi
8. Physical Minorities
9. Human Dwarfs
10. Conclusion
III Greece
11. Terminology
12. Iconographic Conventions
13. Dwarfs in Myth
14. Physical Minorities
15. Human Dwarfs
16. Conclusion
General Conclusion
IV Catalogues
Egypt
Greek World
Skeletal Remains
Glossary of medical terms
Bibliography
Index
Plates

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