Laurence Totelin is Reader in Ancient History at Cardiff University.
She specialises in the history of Greek and Roman pharmacology,
botany and gynaecology. Her works include Hippocratic Recipes:
Oral and Written Transmission of Pharmacological Knowledge in
Fifth- and Fourth-Century Greece (Brill, 2009) and, with botanist
Gavin Hardy, Ancient Botany (Routledge, 2016). She is currently
working on the trade in medicines in the first centuries of the
Roman Empire, on which she is preparing a volume Retailing Therapy
Rebecca Flemming is Senior Lecturer in Ancient History in the Classics
Faculty of the University of Cambridge, and a Fellow of Jesus College.
A specialist in the society and culture of the Roman Empire, she
has published widely on classical medicine, gender and sexuality,
both together and separately. Her monograph Medicine and the Making
of Roman Women: Gender, Nature and Authority from Celsus to Galen
came out from Oxford University Press in 2000; the volume she co-edited
with Nick Hopwood and Lauren Kassell, Reproduction: Antiquity to
the Present Day was published by Cambridge University Press in 2018.