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Profile of the international working group

The aim of the international working group "Marburg Dialogues on Ancient Healing Arts ("Marburger Gespräche zur Alten Heilkunde") is to establish an international network of researchers in the field of Ancient Healing Arts as well as of people interested in the subject. Thus, the Marburg Working Group continues the activities of the Mainz Working Group on Ancient Medicine.

With its unusually broad spectrum of participants, the working group is internationally unique. There is an interdisciplinary exchange between practicing physicians and pharmacists with scientists from the disciplines of history of Medicine, Pharmacy and Science, Egyptology, Ancient Oriental Studies, Ancient History, Classical Philology, Byzantine Studies, Coptic Studies, Arabic Studies, Indology, Sinology, Medieval Studies, Medieval Latin, German Studies, Archaeology and many others.

Learn more about the history of the working group.