Irena Stankova. The Ancient Medical Art according to De medicina by Aulus Cornelius Celsus: The Reception of the Greek Medical Practices and the Creation of the Latin Medical Terminology. In Bulgarian with summary in English.


Table of contents


Chapter I. Information on medicine until the time of Aulus Cornelius Celsus and notes on his life

1. Importance of the medical treatise De Medicina (“For the Medicine“)

2. Review of the history of medicine before Aulus Cornelius Celsus

2.1. Pre-Hippocratic period in the Greek medicine; Hippocrates of the island of Kos (around 460370 BC) and his school

2.2. Medical advances during the Hellenistic era

2.3. Roman medicine until the time of Aulus Cornelius Celsus (1st century)

3. Notes on the life of Aulus Cornelius Celsus

4. Publications of the treatise of Aulus Cornelius Celsus

5. Historical information and the views of Aulus Cornelius Celsus presented in the preface to his work

Chapter II. Contents of the books and the medical terminology in Aulus Cornelius Celsus

1. Contents of the books of Aulus Cornelius Celsus

1.1. Book I

1.2. Book II

1.3. Book III

1.4. Book IV

1.5. Book V

1.6. Book VI

1.7. Book VII

1.8. Book VIII

2. Theoretical notes on the medical terminology

3. Establishment of the medical terminology by Aulus Cornelius Celsus

3.1. Anatomical terminology

3.2. Clinical terminology

3.3. Pharmaceutical terminology

Chapter III. Language and style of Aulus Cornelius Celsus

1. Phrasal terms

1.1. Persistent word groups

1.2. Variable word groups

2. Metaphor

2.1. Substantive metaphors

2.2. Adjective and participial metaphors

2.3. Verbal metaphors

2.4. Legal metaphor

3. Simile

4. Metonymy

4.1. Metonymical use of anatomical terms

4.2. Metonymical use of other lexemes

5. Verbal nouns (nomina substantiva verbalia)

6. Demunitive nouns (nomina substantiva deminutiva)

7. Stylistic characteristics

7.1. Transmission of necessity, obligation and prohibition

7.2. Use of participles

7.3. Synonyms and antonyms

7.4. Inchoative verbs (Verba inchoativa)

7.5. Substantivated names

7.6. Figures of speech





Античното лечебно изкуство според De medicina на Авъл Корнелий Целз

Publisher East–West Publishing
Language Bulgarian with a summary in English
Pages 264
Binding paperback
ISBN 978-619-152-048-0
Creation date 2012
Size 14 x 22 cm

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