Restituta: The Training of the Female Physician

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Now that the journal has been officially launched. Here is a link to my newest academic publication for anyone interested.

Metz Medica – Female doctor inscription from Rome in Latin

Restituta: The Training of the Female Physician

“The ‘Restituta Inscription’, IG XVI 1751, is a unique inscription dedicated by a woman, Restituta, to her professor and patron Claudius Alcimus, who was also a doctor of Caesar. The inscription is unique because it is the only excavated epigraph that documents the relationship between a female physician and her male teacher.The content alone makes the ‘Restituta Inscription’ significant to understanding the role played by women in the medical profession of first-century-CE Rome. The purpose of this paper is to place the ‘Restituta Inscription’ within its historical context and to interpret its content in terms of both the dedicator’s connection to the medical profession as well as the interaction between males and females within that profession. Supplementary inscriptions and literary evidence will assist in this analysis…”

 

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One thought on “Restituta: The Training of the Female Physician

    theamphoraissue said:
    April 1, 2013 at 2:45 pm

    see theamphoraissue.wordpress.com for details of this publication

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