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This index presents a list of author names and terms that are mentioned in the book Leisure, Pleasure and Healing: Spa Culture and Medicine in Ancient Eastern Mediterranean. The main objectives of the book includes: Tracing the process of development of medicinal sites with a distinctly Hellenistic character in a Semitic environment; Clarifying the leisure-time activities in the therapeutic baths based on Classical and Rabbinic sources, travel-books of pilgrims, Arabic documents, Syriac texts, the Geniza fragments, cartographic evidences, and archaeological remains; and lightening the daily life, healing cults, medical recommendations and treatments at the curative spas.

Keywords: Geniza fragments; Hellenistic character; Semitic environment; spa culture



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