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Herophilus, a contemporary of Euclid, practiced medicine in Alexandria in the third century B. He made especially impressive contributions to many branches of anatomy. Von Staden assembles the fragmentary evidence concerning one of the more important scientists of ancient Greece. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours.

Finding libraries that hold this item Now we have more than we could have hoped for Quite simply, von Staden’s Herophilus is one of the finest and richest pieces of classical scholarship to have appeared in many years Its impact, not only on the study of ancient medicine, but on science and philosophy is only beginning to be felt. You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online.

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Herophilus : the art of medicine in early Alexandria : edition, translation, and essays

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Preface; Acknowledgements; Note on text, arrangement and translation; List of abbreviations; Sigla, editions; 1. The parts of the art of medicine; 5. Theory of method and cause; 6. Physiology and pathology; 8.

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Regimen and therapeutics; 9. Hippocratic exegesis; Varia; Part II.

Herophilus and the herophileans; Demetrius of Apamea; Heraclides of Erythrae; Table of contents Publisher description.