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Profile: Helen King

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Profile: Helen King

Helen King

About me

Helen is Professor of Classical Studies at The Open University and created the FutureLearn MOOC, 'Health and Wellbeing in the Ancient World' (

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Helen King's research

Professor Helen King (2015) Between male and female in ancient medicine 23, Fink Verlag

Professor Helen King and Jo Brown (2014-10-28) Thucydides and the plague, Wiley

Professor Helen King and Jerry Toner (2014-10-23) Medicine and the senses: humours, potions and spells, Bloomsbury

Patty Baker, Professor Helen King and Laurence Totelin (2014-08) Teaching ancient medicine: the issues of abortion, Ohio State University Press

S. Mays et al. (2012-02) An infant femur bearing cut marks from Roman Hambleden, England, In International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 1(24)

Professor Helen King (2013-12-16) Sex and gender: the Hippocratic case of Phaethousa and her beard, In EuGeStA: Journal on Gender Studies in Antiquity(3)

Professor Helen King (2013-10-29) Commentary: Fighting through fiction, In Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry 4(37)

Professor Helen King (2013-10) The One-Sex Body on Trial: The Classical and Early Modern Evidence, Ashgate

Professor Helen King (2013-10) Motherhood and health in the Hippocratic corpus: does maternity protect against disease?, In Mètis. Anthropologie des mondes grecs anciens(11)

Professor Helen King (2013-08) Female fluids in the Hippocratic corpus: how solid was the humoral body? 13, Berghahn Books

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