Untersuchungen zur Iatromagie in der byzantinischen Zeit
Zur Tradierung gräkoägyptischer und spätantiker iatromagischer Motive
[An Analysis of Iatromagic Concepts during Byzantine Times: The Transmission and Contextualization of Medical Texts with Ritual Power from Ancient Egypt and Late Antiquity]
Aims and Scope
The reception of Greco-Egyptian iatromagic in Byzantine medical practice literature is a culturo-historical phenomenon with multiple meanings. The rational interpretation of unconventional therapeutic concepts stands at the threshold of a transformation thanks to new considerations concerning medical ethics and patient-focused care.