Exhaustion in classical antiquity, with a focus on how it was theorized by physicians in the context of melancholia and humor theory. Covers Galen's ideas on the physical origins of melancholia, as well as Apollonius of Rhodes' 'Argonautica'. Also discusses more general mind-body theories, including recent psychosomatic research by Darian Leader and David Corfield.
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