North American Scholar

SMITH, Wesley D.

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  • Born City: Ely
  • Born State/Country: NV
  • Date of Death (YYYY-MM-DD): 2018-06-23
  • Death City: Philadelphia
  • Death State/Country: PA
  • Education:

    B.A., U. Washington, 1951; M.A., Harvard, 1953; Ph.D., 1955.

  • Professional Experience:

    Asst. prof., Princeton, 1955-61; U. Pennsylvania, 1961-96.

  • Dissertation:

    "Dramatic Structure and Technique in Euripides' Suppliants" (Harvard, 1955). 

  • Publications:

    “Dramatic Structure and Technique in Euripides' Suppliants,” HSCP62 (1957) 152-4; “The Ironic Structure in Alcestis,” Phoenix14 (1960) 127-45; “Staging in the Central Scene of the Hippolytus,” TAPA91 (1960) 162-77; “So-Called Possession in Pre-Christian Greece,” TAPA96 (1965) 403-26; “Expressive Form in Euripides' Suppliants,” HSCP71 (1966) 151-70; “Physiology in the Homeric Poems,” TAPA97 (1966) 547-56; “Disease in Euripides' Orestes,” Hermes95 (1967) 291-307; “Galen on Coans versus Cnidians,” BHM47 (1973) 569-85; The Hippocratic Tradition(Ithaca, NY: Cornell U. Press, 1979) REVS: AC XLIX 1980 330 Joly | Gymnasium LXXXVII 1980 456-458 Kudlien | CW LXXIII 1980 366-368 & AHR LXXXV 1980 598-599 Scarborough | Isis LXXI 1980 337-338 De Lacy | G&R XXVII 1980 203 Walcot | CR XXX 1980 186-189 Lloyd | Athenaeum LIX 1981 554-556 Manetti | RFIC CVIII 1980 460-463 Lami | LEC XLIX 1981 365 van Esbroeck | CM XV 1980-1981 223-224 Longrigg | AJPh CIII 1982 340-344 Scarborough ; Janus LXIX 1982 297-299 Lindeboom ; TG XCVI 1983 478-480 Hortsmanshoff | AAHG XXXVII 1984 12-14 Kollesch; “Iphigeneia in Love,” in Arktouros. Hellenic Studies Presented to Bernard M. W. Knox on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday, ed. G. W. Bowersock, W. Burkert & M.C.J. Putnam (Berlin & New York: de Gruyter, 1979) 173-180; “The Development of Classical Dietetic Theory,” in Hippocratica. Actes du Colloque hippocratique de Paris (4-9 septembre 1978), ed. M.D. Grmek (Paris: Éd. du CNRS, 1980) 439-48; Implicit Fever Theory in Epidemics5 and 7, Medical History Supplement I (London: Cambridge U. Hist. of Medicine Soc., 1981) 1-18; “Analytical and Catalogue Structure in the Corpus Hippocraticumin Formes de pensée dans la Collection hippocratique. Actes du IVColloque International Hippocratique (Lausanne, 21-26 septembre 1981), ed. F. Lasserre & P.  Mudry (Geneva: Droz, 1983) 277-84; “Phrenitis in the Hippocratic Corpus and Later,” AAPhA(1988) 40; “Generic form in EpidemicsI to VII,” in Die hippokratischen Epidemien. Theorie—Praxis—Tradition. Verhandlungen des vColloque international hippocratique, veranstaltet von der Berliner Gesellschaft für Geschichte der Medizin,ed. Gerhard Baader & Rolf Winau (Stuttgart: Steiner, 1989) 144-58; “Notes on Ancient Medical Historiography,” BHM63 (1989) 73-109; Hippocrates, Pseudepigraphic Writings: Letters, Embassy, Speech from the Altar, Decree (ed. & trans.) Stud. in Ancient Medicine 2 (Leiden: Brill, 1990) REVS.: BMCRev II 1991 320-323 Pearcy | CR XLII 1992 287-289 Potter | BHM LXVI 1992 473-474 von Staden | AC LXI 1992 515-516 S. Byl | RHS 45 1992 373-374 D. Gourevitch | AncPhil 14 1994 444-445 G. Ferngren | Mnemosyne 47 1994 534-537 Ph. J. Van der Eijk | Eos 81 1993 292-294 W. J. Maciejewski | Scriptorium 1992 46 (2): 153 Alain Touwaide | Physis 1994 N. S. 31 (3): 887-891 Luciano Albanese; “Pleuritis in the Hippocratic Corpus, and After,” in La maladie et les maladies dans la Collection hippocratique: actes du VIᵉ colloque international hippocratique: (Québec, du 28 septembre au 3 octobre 1987), ed. Paul Potter, Gilles Maloney & Jacques Desautels (Quebec: Éd. du Sphinx, 1990) 189-207; “Supplements to Helmut Leitner, Bibliography to the Ancient Medical Authors,” SAMPN 19 (1991) 28-66; “Corpus Medicorum Graecorumand Corpus Medicorum Latinorum,” SAMPN20 (1992) 36-41; “Regimen, κρῆσις, and the History of Dietetics,” in Tratados hipocráticos: (estudios acerca de su contenido, forma y influencia): actas del VIIᵉ colloque international hippocratique: (Madrid, 24-29 de septiembre de 1990), ed.  Juan Antonio López Férez (Madrid: Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, 1992) 263-71; Hippocrates.7, Epidemics. Book 2, 4-7(ed. & trans.)  LCL 477 (Cambridge: Harvard U. Press, 1994) REVS.: AC 1996 65: 301-302 Simon Byl | CR 1996 N. S. 46 (1): 9-10 Christine F. Salazar | SAMR 1994 22: 91-92 Ann Ellis Hanson; “Hippocrates' Regimen in Acute Diseasesand the Later History of Therapy of Acute Diseases,” in Hippokratische Medizin und antike Philosophie: Verhandlungen des VIII. Internationalen Hippokrates-Kolloquiums in Kloster Banz/Staffelstein vom 23. bis 28. September 1993, ed. Renate Wittern und Pierre Pellegrin (Hildesheim & Zürich: Olms-Weidmann, 1996) 477-89;“The Genuine Hippocrates and His Theory of Therapy,” in Aspetti della terapia nelCorpus Hippocraticum: atti del IXe colloque international hippocratique, Pisa, 25-29 settembre 1996, ed. Ivan Garofalo, et al. (Florence: Olschki, 1999) 107-18; Euripides Andromache (trans. with Susan Stewart), The Greek Tragedy in New Translations (Oxford & New York: Oxford U. Press, 2001). REVS.: BMCRev 2002 (8): n.p. Robert J. Brophy.