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John Riddle

Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Department of History

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“Women’s Medicines in Ancient Jewish Sources: Fertility Enhancers and Inhibiters,” in: Disease in Babylonia. I. L. Finkel and M. J. Geller, eds. Leiden: Brill, 2007, pp. 200-14. 

“Early History and Leadership of the Padua Botanical Garden,” HerbalGram, 77 (2008): 38-9.

A  History of the Middle Ages, 300-1500.  2nd ed.  With assistance of Winston Black. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016, xxi, 527 pages.

“Amber, Amber ‘Apples,’ and Medicine,” in Amber in the History of Medicine: Proceedings of the International Conference. eds, I. A. Polyakova, Ch. J. Duffin et al. Kaliningrad, Russia: Kaliningrad Regional Amber Museum, 2018; pp. 39-47.

Russian translation.  Separate printing.  Pp.39-51.

“Doḡum Kontrolü ve Kürtaj,”  Aktüel arkeoloji.   2018.  Pp.  68-77  [Turkish; original article with  color  plate photographs.


Herbs and Healers from the Ancient Mediterranean through the Medieval West: Essays in Honor of John M. Riddle eds. by Anne Van Arsdall and Timothy Graham.  Medicine in the Medieval Mediterranean. Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2012. xv, 377 pages.