Marke Ahonen
  • PL 24 (Unioninkatu 40)



  • Finland


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Description of research and teaching

Docent of Classical Philology. Researching ancient philosophy and medicine. Fascinated by the past ideas of health and wellbeing (especially mental health and sexual health) and of the many (and sometimes curious) ways to attain them. Currently funded by the Kone Foundation in a project exploring ancient philosophical and medical thinking on health, illness and human fragility.

Education/Academic qualification

Classical Philology, Docent, University of Helsinki

External positions

Researcher, leader of a research project, Koneen Säätiö


Fields of Science

  • 6121 Languages
  • classical philology
  • Greek language and literature
  • ancient medicine
  • Latin language and Roman literature
  • ancient philosophy
  • health in history
  • Galen