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A Byzantine encyclopaedia of horse medicine : the sources, compilation, and transmission of the Hippiatrica

Author: Anne Elena McCabe
Publisher: Oxford, England ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Oxford studies in Byzantium.
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The veterinary compilation known as the Hippiatrica is a rich and little-known source of information about the care and medical treatment of horses, donkeys, and mules in late antiquity and the Byzantine period. This book provides a guide both to its intriguing contents, and to its complex textual history. - ;How were Greek texts on the care and medical treatment of the horse transmitted from antiquity to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Early works to 1800
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McCabe, Anne Elena.
Byzantine encyclopaedia of horse medicine.
Oxford, England ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006024260
Named Person: Hippocrates.; Hippocrates
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Elena McCabe
ISBN: 0191535109 9780199277551 0199277559 9780191535109 0191535109
OCLC Number: 420935940
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 347 p., [24] p. of plates) : col. ill.
Contents: List of Plates; Abbreviations; Introduction; Manuscripts of the Hippiatrica; Editions and Translations of the Text; Studies of the Hippiatrica; The Form of the Hippiatrica; The Sources of the Hippiatrica; Anatolius; Eumelus; Apsyrtus; Pelagonius; Theomnestus; Hierocles; Hippocrates; The Compilation and Evolution of the Hippiatrica; Conclusions; Bibliography; Index;
Series Title: Oxford studies in Byzantium.
Responsibility: Anne McCabe.
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