Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Language, Literature and Humanities - Alexander von Humboldt Professorship

Dr. Katerína Oikonomopoulou

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University of Patras




Publications within the project "Medicine of the Mind"

  • ‘Scientific encyclopedias’, in: G.L. Irby (ed.), A Companion to Science, Technology and Medicine in Ancient Greece and Rome, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2016, pp. 973–987
  • ‘Graeco-Roman Imperial reading communities as agents of epistemic transfer’, in: A. Traninger, E. Cancik-Kirschbaum (eds.), Wissen in Bewegung: Institution – Iteration – Transfer, Wiesbaden: Harassowitz, 2015, pp. 181–194.
  • ‘The Problemata’s medical books: structural and methodological aspects’, in: R. Mayhew (ed.), The Aristotelian Problemata Physica. Philosophical and Scientific Investigations, Leiden: Brill, 2015, pp. 61–78.
  • ‘Ancient question-and-answer literature and its role in the tradition of dialogue’, in: S. Föllinger and G.M. Müller (eds.), Der Dialog in der Antike: Formen und Funktionen einer literarischen Gattung zwischen Philosophie, Wissensvermittlung und dramatischer Inszenierung (Beiträge zur Altertumskunde 315), Berlin: De Gruyter, 2013, pp. 37–64.
  • ‘Plutarch’s Corpus of Quaestiones in the tradition of imperial Greek encyclopaedism‘, in: J. König, G. Woolf (eds.), Encyclopaedism from Antiquity to the Renaissance, Cambridge: CUP, 2013, 129–153.

In preparation (invited or under contract)

  • (together with M. Meeusen), ‘The Preface to Pseudo-Alexander’s Medical Problems’.
  • ‘Author(s) and reader(s) in the Supplementary Problems (Supplementa Problematorum)’, in: M. Meeusen (ed.), Ancient Greek Medicine in Questions and Answers: Diagnostics, Didactics, Dialectics, Leiden: Brill.