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got an email from senior scholar talking about the ancient PTSD debate and said he was on Team Rees- I seem to have become a brand, not sure what that means and where my 'Team' stands in the debate. Either way, I like it, come join the 'Team'! #twitterstorians #Classics #GoTeamWellcome Collection@ExploreWellcome
the pitfalls of retrospective and historic diagnoses! @hagenilda is at it again, great stuff. Martin Luther, John Bunyan, Charles Darwin, all the big guns are on show it seems!
It can be comforting to know that your suffering has a history. But as Dr Joanne Edge reveals, diagnosing mental disorders in the past, using the frame of the present, can be a tricky and potentially unethical enterprise. https://t.co/fHWTXutGUr
Tag Archives: Historiography
I think I should just give up and call this my Ancient PTSD blog! It is that time of year again when someone posts an idea which links modern PTSD with ancient experiences. However, there is a growing trend that … Continue reading
Book being read; R. Waterfield, Xenophon’s Retreat: Greece Persia and the End of the Golden Age, (2006) I was listening to a podcast recently over on Life of Caesar, where they were interviewing the editor of Ancient Warfare Magazine, Dr. … Continue reading
Book being read: J. Marozzi, “Tamerlane: Sword of Islam, Conqueror of the World” (2005) Like many people, I have been watching a lot of the Olympics and what has struck me most is how one sport, or what I perceive … Continue reading
Book being read: Valerio Manfredi, The Lost Army, (2009) – a fiction book, check me out! Ok, it is a fiction book by an archaeologist telling the story of Xenophon’s Anabasis and I intend to use it in my thesis, … Continue reading
Books being read: Apollonius, Argonautica/ L. Tritle, A New History of the Peloponnesian War/ J. Evans, Doglopaedia: A Complete Guide to Dog Care/ Sophocles, Ajax Having spent the weekend at a conference at University College Dublin called ‘Warfare in Antiquity: … Continue reading