SPECIFIC UROGENITAL DISEASE INFORMATION-REVEALING MALE GENITAL VOTIVE OFFERINGS DEDICATED TO GODS IN ANCIENT AGE SANCTUARY MEDICINE


Guner E., Kadioglu A.

ARCHIVOS ESPANOLES DE UROLOGIA, vol.74, no.2, pp.239-246, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 74 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Journal Name: ARCHIVOS ESPANOLES DE UROLOGIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, BIOSIS, EMBASE, Gender Studies Database, MEDLINE, DIALNET
  • Page Numbers: pp.239-246
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: The people of ancient age appealed to sanctuaries of different gods and goddesses they believed to have healing powers and consecrated anatomical votive offerings representing their sick or healed organs. Male genital organ votives were also present among these votives. In this article, male genital organ votive offerings presented to gods and goddesses were examined and the votives giving information about the diseases they indicated were revealed in contemporary medicine.