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Authored Book

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

King, Helen and Dasen, Véronique (2008). La Médecine dans l' Antiquité grecque et romaine. Lausanne: Editions BHMS.

King, Helen (2007). Midwifery, Obstetrics and the Rise of Gynaecology: The Uses of a Sixteenth-Century Compendium. Women and Gender in the Early Modern World. Aldershot: Ashgate.

King, Helen (2004). The Disease of Virgins: Green Sickness, Chlorosis and the Problems of Puberty. London: Routledge.

King, Helen (1998). Hippocrates' Woman: Reading the Female Body in Ancient Greece. London: Routledge.

Edited Book

Horstmansoff, Manfred; King, Helen and Zittel, Claus eds. (2012). Blood, Sweat and Tears – The Changing Concepts of Physiology from Antiquity into Early Modern Europe. Intersections: Interdisciplinary Studies in Early Modern Culture, 25. Leiden: Brill.

King, Helen ed. (2005). Health in Antiquity. Abingdon: Routledge.

Book Chapter

King, Helen (2013). Female fluids in the Hippocratic corpus: how solid was the humoral body? In: Horden, Peregrine and Hsu, Elisabeth eds. The Body in Balance: Humoral Medicines in Practice. Epistemologies of Healing (13). Oxford: Berghahn Books, pp. 25–49.

King, Helen (2013). Fear of flute girls, fear of falling. In: Harris, William V. ed. Mental Disorders in the Classical World. Columbia Studies in the Classical Tradition (38). Brill, pp. 265–282. file

King, Helen (2012). Inside and outside, cavities and containers: the organs of generation in seventeenth-century English medicine. In: Baker, Patricia A.; Nijdam, Han and van 't Land, Karine eds. Medicine and Space: Body, Surroundings and Borders in Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Visualising the Middle Ages (4). Leiden: Brill, pp. 37–60. file

King, Helen (2012). Introduction. In: Horstmanshoff, Manfred; King, Helen and Zittel, Claus eds. Blood, Sweat and Tears – The Changing Concepts of Physiology from Antiquity into Early Modern Europe. Intersections Interdisciplinary Studies in Early Modern Culture (25). Leiden: Brill, pp. 1–17. file

King, Helen (2012). Midwifery, 1700-1800: the man-midwife as competitor. In: Borsay, Anne and Hunter, Billie eds. Nursing and Midwifery in Britain Since 1700. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 107–127.

King, Helen (2012). Knowing the body: renaissance medicine and the classics. In: Olmos, Paula ed. Greek Science in the Long Run: Essays on the Greek Scientific Tradition (4th c. BCE – 16th c. CE). Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 281–300. file

King, Helen (2011). Sex, medicine and disease. In: Golden, Mark and Toohey, Peter eds. A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Classical World. A Cultural History of Sexuality (1). Oxford and New York: Berg, pp. 107–124.

King, Helen (2010). Gynecology. In: Grafton, Anthony; Most, Glenn W. and Settis, Salvatore eds. The classical tradition. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, pp. 416–417.

King, Helen (2010). Engendrer "la femme": Jacques Dubois et Diane de Poitiers. In: McClive, Cathy and Pellegrin, Nicole eds. Femmes en Fleurs, Femmes en Corps : Sang, Santé, Sexualité du Moyen Âge aux Lumières. L'école de Genre. Nouvelles Recherches (4). Saint-Étienne: Publications de l'Université de Saint-Etienne, pp. 125–138.

King, Helen (2009). Medicine. In: Erskine, Andrew ed. A Companion to Ancient History. London: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 403–413.

King, Helen (2008). Barbes, sang et genre: afficher la différence dans le monde antique. In: Wilgaux, Jérôme and Dasen, Véronique eds. Languages et Métaphores du Corps dans le Monde Antique. Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes, pp. 153–168.

King, Helen (2007). When is a foetus not a foetus? Diagnosing false conceptions in early modern France. In: Dasen, Veronique ed. L' Embryon humain à travers l' histoire: Images, savoirs et rites. Testimonia. Gollion: Infolio, pp. 223–238.

King, Helen (2007). Ancient medicine. In: Malti-Douglas, Fedwa ed. Encyclopedia of sex and gender, Volume 3. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, pp. 982–985.

Green, Monica and King, Helen (2007). Structures and subjectivities in 16th-century gynaecology, or how the father of medicine reclaimed his paternity. In: Hartman, Joan E. and Seeff, Adele eds. Structures and subjectivities: Attending to early modern women. Center for Renaissance & Baroque Studies. Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press, pp. 100–101.

King, Helen (2006). The origins of medicine in the second century AD. In: Goldhill, Simon and Osborne, Robin eds. Rethinking revolutions through Ancient Greece. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 246–263.

King, Helen (2005). Introduction: what is health? In: King, Helen ed. Health in Antiquity. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 1–11.

King, Helen (2005). Women's health and recovery in the Hippocratic corpus. In: King, Helen ed. Health in Antiquity. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 150–161.

Not Set (2005). The mathematics of sex: one to two, or two to one? In: Not Set ed. Sexuality and culture in medieval and renaissance Europe. Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History, 2 (3). New York, NY U.S.: AMS Press, pp. 47–58. file

King, Helen (2004). Illness and other personal crises in Greek and Roman religions. In: Johnston, Sarah Iles ed. Religions of the ancient world: A guide. Harvard: Harvard University Press, pp. 464–467.

King, Helen (2004). Hodges, Nathaniel (1629–1688). In: Matthews, Henry Colin Gray and Harrison, Brian Howard eds. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 27. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, p. 456.

King, Helen (2004). Cellier, Elizabeth (fl. 1668–1688). In: Matthews, Henry Colin Gray and Harrison, Brian Howard eds. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 10. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, pp. 807–808.

King, Helen (2002). The power of paternity: the Father of Medicine meets the Prince of Physicians. In: Cantor, David ed. Reinventing Hippocrates. The History of Medicine in Context. Aldershot: Ashgate, pp. 21–36.

King, Helen (2002). The limits of normality in Hippocratic gynaecology. In: Thivel, Antoine and Zucker, Arnaud eds. Le normal et le pathologique dans la Collection hippocratique. Nice: Publications de le Faculté des Lettres, Arts et Sciences Humaines de Nice, pp. 563–574.

King, Helen (2001). Recovering hysteria from history: Herodotus and “the first case of shell shock”. In: Halligan, Peter; Bass, Christopher and Marshall, John eds. Contemporary Approaches to the Science of Hysteria: Clinical and Theoretical Perspectives. Oxford University Press, pp. 36–48. file

King, Helen (1999). Chronic pain and the creation of narrative. In: Porter, James I. ed. Constructions of the Classical Body. Michigan: University of Michigan Press, pp. 269–286.

King, Helen (1999). Comparative perspectives on medicine and religion in the ancient world. In: Hinnells, John R. and Porter, Roy eds. Religion, Health and Suffering: a Cross-Cultural Study of Attitudes to Suffering and the Implications for Medicine in a Multi-Religious Society. London: Kegan Paul International, pp. 276–294.

King, Helen (1995). Medical texts as a source for women's history. In: Powell, Anton ed. The Greek World. Routledge Worlds. London: Routledge, pp. 199–218.

King, Helen (1995). 'As if none understood the art that cannot understand Greek': the education of midwives in seventeenth century England. In: Nutton, Vivian and Porter, Roy eds. The History of Medical Education in Britain. Clio Medica: Perspectives in Medical Humanities (30). Atlanta, GA: Editions Rodopi B. V., pp. 184–198.

King, Helen (1995). Half-human creatures. In: Cherry, John ed. Mythical Beasts. London: British Museum Press, pp. 138–166.

King, Helen (1995). Food and blood in Hippokratic gynaecology. In: Wilkins, John; Harvey, David and Dobson, Michael J. eds. Food in Antiquity. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, pp. 351–358.

King, Helen (1995). Conversion disorder and hysteria. In: Berrios, G. E. and Porter, Roy eds. History of Clinical Psychiatry: the Origin and History of Psychiatric Disorders. London: Athlone Press, pp. 442–450.

King, Helen (1994). Sowing the field: Greek and Roman sexology. In: Porter, Roy and Teich, Mikulas eds. Sexual Knowledge, Sexual Science: the History of Attitudes to Sexuality. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 29–46.

King, Helen (1994). Producing woman: Hippocratic gynaecology. In: Archer, Leonie; Fischler, Susan and Wyke, Maria eds. Women in Ancient Societies: an Illusion of the Night:. New York: Macmillan, pp. 102–114.

King, Helen (1993). The politick midwife: models of midwifery in the work of Elizabeth Cellier. In: Marland, Hilary ed. The Art of Midwifery: Early Modern Midwives in Europe. Wellcome Institute Series in the History of Medicine. London: Routledge, pp. 115–130.

Journal Article

King, Helen (2013). Sex and gender: the Hippocratic case of Phaethousa and her beard. EuGeStA: Journal on Gender Studies in Antiquity, 3 pp. 124–142.

King, Helen (2013). Commentary: Fighting through fiction. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 37(4) pp. 668–693.

King, Helen (2013). Motherhood and health in the Hippocratic corpus: does maternity protect against disease? Mètis. Anthropologie des mondes grecs anciens, 11 pp. 51–70.

Mays, S.; Robson-Brown, K.; Vincent, S.; Eyers, J.; King, H. and Roberts, A. (2012). An infant femur bearing cut marks from Roman Hambleden, England. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology (Early View).

King, Helen (2012). History without historians? Medical history and the internet. Social History of Medicine, 25(1) pp. 212–221.

King, Helen (2012). Response to Shelton. Social History of Medicine, 25(1) pp. 232–238.

King, Helen (2011). Galen and the widow: towards a history of therapeutic masturbation in ancient gynaecology. EuGeStA: Journal on Gender Studies in Antiquity, 1 pp. 205–235. file

King, Helen (2002). Creating the world: the origins of all things in ancient Greek myth and medicine. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, 27(4) pp. 271–277.

King, Helen (2002). De dokter aan het sterfbed. Raster, 99 pp. 90–106.

King, Helen (2002). Creating the world: the origins of all things in ancient Greek myth and medicine. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, 27(4) pp. 271–277.

Conference Item

King, Helen (1999). Hippocratic gynaecological therapy in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. In: Aspetti della Terapia nel Corpus Hippocraticum (Atti del IXe Colloque hippocratique), 25-29 September 1996, Pisa, Italy.

Other

King, Helen (2004). Chamberlen, Hugh, the elder (b. 1630x34, d. after 1720). Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

King, Helen (2004). Chamberlen, Peter (1601–1683). Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

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