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Diocles of Carystus: A Collection of the Fragments With Translation and Commentary (Studies in Ancient Medicine) [Hardcover]

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Diocles of Carystus (4th century BCE) was one of the most prominent medical authorities in antiquity. He wrote extensively on a wide range of areas. His views betray a strong philosophical influence, presenting striking connections with the Hippocratic Corpus, Plato, Aristotle and Theophrastus. This book presents all remaining fragments of his views. The Greek, Latin and Arabic sources are faced with their English translations and are followed by a commentary.



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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Pages   497
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 1.5" Width: 7" Height: 9.75"
Weight:   2.4 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Oct 1, 2000
Publisher   Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN  9004102655  
ISBN13  9789004102651  


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More About Philip J. Van Der Eijk


Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Philip J. van der Eijk is Professor of Greek at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He has published widely on ancient philosophy, medicine and science, comparative literature and patristics. He is the author of Aristoteles. De insomniis. De divinatione per somnum (Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 1994) and of Diocles of Carystus. A Collection of the Fragments with Translation and Commentary (2 Vols., Leiden: Brill, 2000-1). He has edited and co-authored Ancient Histories of Medicine. Essays in Medical Doxography and Historiography in Classical Antiquity (Leiden: Brill, 1999) and co-edited Ancient Medicine in its Socio-Cultural Context (2 Vols., Amsterdam - Atlanta: Rodopi, 1995).

Philip J. Van Der Eijk has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

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