John Wee
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

John Wee is an expert in the scientific, medical, and mathematical traditions of ancient Mesopotamia and Greece. He has written several journal articles on these topics and and is editor of a volume on The Comparable Body: Analogy and Metaphor in Ancient Mesopotamian, Egyptian, and Greco-Roman Medicine (2017), and author of the forthcoming Knowledge and Rhetoric in Medical Commentary (2018) and Mesopotamian Commentaries on the Diagnostic Series Sa-gig (2018). Wee is Assistant Professor in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and the Oriental Institute.