University of Calgary

Amber Porter

  • Sessional Instructor

Teaching Office

Office hours are held in Social Sciences - SS 502.


Porter, Amber J. "Compassion in Soranus' Gynecology and Caelius Aurelianus' On Chronic Diseases." In Homo Patiens: Approaches to the Patient in the Ancient World, edited by G. Petridou and C. Thumiger, 285-303. Leiden: Brill, 2016.

Porter, Amber J. "Did the Ancient Greeks and Romans Understand and Express Empathy and Compassion?" In The Art of Compassion, edited by E. Kyprianidou, 23-46. Athens: Nissos Publications, 2019.

Dissertation Title

Empathy and Compassion in the Medicine and Literature of the First and Second Centuries AD (U of C, 2014)


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