Dr Laurence Totelin
Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 75631
Location:John Percival Building, 4.03
- History of Greek and Roman science and medicine (in particular pharmacology and botany)
- Gender history and history of sexuality
- Social, economic and cultural history of ancient Greece
Totelin L. (forthcoming), ‘Botanizing rulers and their herbal subjects: plants and political power in Greek and Roman literature’, Phoenix.
Totelin, L. (2012), ‘And to end on a poetic note: Galen’s authorial strategies in the pharmacological books’, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 43, 307–315. available online
Totelin L. (2011), ‘Old recipes, new practice? The Latin adaptations of the Hippocratic gynaecological treatises’, Social History of Medicine 24, 74–91. available online
Totelin L. (2009), Hippocratic Recipes: Oral and Written Transmission of Pharmacological Knowledge in Fifth- and Fourth-Century Greece, Leiden: Brill. pp. xviii + 366.
Totelin L. (2007), ‘Sex and vegetables in the Hippocratic gynaecological treatises’, Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 38, 531–540.
- Gods and the Polis - 10 credits (HS3330)
- Greek Historical Texts - 10 credits (HS3345/6)
- Gender and Sexuality - 20 credits (HS3362)
- Understanding Texts - 10 credits (HST011)
- Postgraduate Greek II - 20 credits (HST025)
I would be happy to supervise PhD topics relating to Greek and Roman medicine and biological sciences, or Greek and Roman gender history.