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Dr Georgia Petridou BA(Hons), MPhil, PhD

Senior Lecturer in Ancient Greek History Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology

    Publications

    Selected Publications

    1. Divine Epiphany in Greek Literature and Culture (Book - 2016)
    2. Homo Patiens - Approaches to the Patient in the Ancient World (Book - 2015)
    3. Aelius Aristides as Informed Patient and Physician (Chapter - 2015)

    2020

    ‘The ‘Lived’ Body in Pain. Illness and Initiation in Lucian’s Podagra and Aelius Aristides’ Hieroi Logoi’ (Chapter)

    Petridou, G. (2020). ‘The ‘Lived’ Body in Pain. Illness and Initiation in Lucian’s Podagra and Aelius Aristides’ Hieroi Logoi’. In V. Gasparini, M. Patzelt, R. Raja, A. -K. Rieger, J. Rüpke, & E. Urciuoli (Eds.), Lived Religion in the Ancient Mediterranean World: Approaching Religious Transformations from Archaeology, History and Classics (pp. 237-259). DeGruyter. doi:10.1515/9783110557596-013

    DOI: 10.1515/9783110557596-013

    2019

    Literary Therapies and Rhetorical Prescriptions in Aelius Aristides: Medical Paradoxography or Common Practice (Chapter)

    Petridou, G. (2019). Literary Therapies and Rhetorical Prescriptions in Aelius Aristides: Medical Paradoxography or Common Practice. In G. Kazantzidis (Ed.), Medicine and Paradoxography in the Ancient World (pp. 183-197). De Gruyter. doi:10.1515/9783110661774-009

    DOI: 10.1515/9783110661774-009

    2018

    Religion in the making: the Lived Ancient Religion approach (Journal article)

    Albrecht, J., Degelmann, C., Gasparini, V., Gordon, R., Patzelt, M., Petridou, G., . . . Weiss, L. (2018). Religion in the making: the Lived Ancient Religion approach. Religion, 48(4), 568-593. doi:10.1080/0048721x.2018.1450305

    DOI: 10.1080/0048721x.2018.1450305

    Laughing Matters: Chronic Pain and Bodily Fragmentation in Lucian's Podagra (Journal article)

    Petridou. (2018). Laughing Matters: Chronic Pain and Bodily Fragmentation in Lucian's Podagra. Illinois Classical Studies, 43(2), 488. doi:10.5406/illiclasstud.43.2.0488

    DOI: 10.5406/illiclasstud.43.2.0488

    Introduction (Chapter)

    Petridou, G., & Platt, V. (2018). Introduction. In Unknown Book (Vol. 20, pp. 185-187). Walter de Gruyter GmbH. doi:10.1515/arege-2018-0011

    DOI: 10.1515/arege-2018-0011

    “One Has To Be So Terribly Religious To Be An Artist”: Divine Inspiration and theophilia in Aelius Aristides’ Hieroi Logoi (Journal article)

    Petridou, G. (2018). “One Has To Be So Terribly Religious To Be An Artist”: Divine Inspiration and theophilia in Aelius Aristides’ Hieroi Logoi. Archiv für Religionsgeschichte, 20(1), 257-271. doi:10.1515/arege-2018-0015

    DOI: 10.1515/arege-2018-0015

    (F.) Steger Asklepios: Medizin und Kult. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2016. Pp. 162. €26. 9783515114479. (Journal article)

    Petridou, G. (2018). (F.) Steger Asklepios: Medizin und Kult. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2016. Pp. 162. €26. 9783515114479.. The Journal of Hellenic Studies, 138, 282-283. doi:10.1017/s0075426918000332

    DOI: 10.1017/s0075426918000332

    Resounding Mysteries: Sound and Silence in the Eleusinian Soundscape (Chapter)

    Petridou, G. (2018). Resounding Mysteries: Sound and Silence in the Eleusinian Soundscape. In Sensual Religion: Religion and the Five Senses (pp. 153-174). Equinox.

    2017

    Beyond Priesthood: Religious Entrepreneurs and Innovators in the Roman Empire (Book)

    Gordon, R. L., Petridou, G., & Rüpke, J. (2017). Beyond Priesthood: Religious Entrepreneurs and Innovators in the Roman Empire. Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. doi:10.1515/9783110448184

    DOI: 10.1515/9783110448184

    Bodies of Evidence (Chapter)

    Bodies of Evidence (n.d.). Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315096193

    DOI: 10.4324/9781315096193

    Contesting Religious and Medical Expertise in the Hieroi Logoi: The therapeutai of Pergamum as religious and medical entrepreneurs (Chapter)

    Petridou, G. (2017). Contesting Religious and Medical Expertise in the Hieroi Logoi: The therapeutai of Pergamum as religious and medical entrepreneurs. In G. Petridou, J. Rupke, & R. Gordon (Eds.), Beyond Priesthood: Religious Entrepreneurs and Innovators in the Roman Empire (pp. 183-208). De Gruyter.

    Introduction (Chapter)

    Petridou, G., Gordon, R., & Rupke, J. (2017). Introduction. In Beyond Priesthood: Religious Entrepreneurs and Innovators in the Roman Empire (pp. 5-12). De Gruyter.

    Poésie pour l'esprit, rhétorique pour le corps: Remèdes littéraires et cautions épistolaires dans les Hieroi Logoi d’Aelius Aristide (Journal article)

    Petridou, G. (2017). Poésie pour l'esprit, rhétorique pour le corps: Remèdes littéraires et cautions épistolaires dans les Hieroi Logoi d’Aelius Aristide. Métis : História e Cultura.

    Religion of the Roman Empire (Edited special journal issue)

    Petridou, G. (Ed.) (2017). Religion of the Roman Empire (Vol. 3).

    What is Divine about Medicine? Mysteric Imagery and Bodily Knowledge in Aelius Aristides and Lucian (Journal article)

    Petridou, G. (2017). What is Divine about Medicine? Mysteric Imagery and Bodily Knowledge in Aelius Aristides and Lucian. Religion in the Roman Empire, 3(2), 242. doi:10.1628/219944617x15008820103333

    DOI: 10.1628/219944617x15008820103333

    2016

    Divine Epiphany in Greek Literature and Culture (Book)

    Petridou, G. (2016). Divine Epiphany in Greek Literature and Culture. Oxford University Press. Retrieved from https://www.oxfordscholarship.com/

    Introduction: Towards a History of the Ancient Patient's View. (Journal article)

    Petridou, G., & Thumiger, C. (2016). Introduction: Towards a History of the Ancient Patient's View.. Studies in ancient medicine, 45, 1-20.

    Speaking Louder with the Eyes: Eye-shaped Ex-Votos in Context (Journal article)

    Petridou, G. (2016). Speaking Louder with the Eyes: Eye-shaped Ex-Votos in Context. Religion in the Roman Empire, 2(3), 372. doi:10.1628/219944616x14770583541562

    DOI: 10.1628/219944616x14770583541562

    2015

    Aelius Aristides as Informed Patient and Physician (Chapter)

    Petridou, G. (2015). Aelius Aristides as Informed Patient and Physician. In G. Petridou, & C. Thumiger (Eds.), Homo Patiens - Approaches to the Patient in the Ancient World (Vol. 45, pp. 451-470). Brill. doi:10.1163/9789004305564_020

    DOI: 10.1163/9789004305564_020

    Homo Patiens - Approaches to the Patient in the Ancient World (Book)

    Petridou, G., & Thumiger, C. (2015). Homo Patiens - Approaches to the Patient in the Ancient World (Vol. 45). Brill.

    Emplotting: the Divine Epiphanic Narratives as Means of Enhancing Agency (Journal article)

    Petridou, G. (2015). Emplotting: the Divine Epiphanic Narratives as Means of Enhancing Agency. Religion in the Roman Empire, 1(3), 321. doi:10.1628/219944615x14448150487274

    DOI: 10.1628/219944615x14448150487274

    2013

    ‘Blessed Is He, Who Has Seen’: The Power of Ritual Viewing and Ritual Framing in Eleusis (Journal article)

    Petridou, G. (2013). ‘Blessed Is He, Who Has Seen’: The Power of Ritual Viewing and Ritual Framing in Eleusis. Helios, 40(1-2), 309-341. doi:10.1353/hel.2013.0015

    DOI: 10.1353/hel.2013.0015

    2009

    Artemidi to ichnos: divine feet and hereditary priesthood in Pisidian Pogla (Journal article)

    Petridou, G. (2009). Artemidi to ichnos: divine feet and hereditary priesthood in Pisidian Pogla. Anatolian Studies, 59, 81-93. doi:10.1017/s0066154600000909

    DOI: 10.1017/s0066154600000909