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

Author: Heinrich Von Staden
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Herophilus, a contemporary of Euclid, practiced medicine in Alexandria in the third century B.C., and seems to have been the first Western scientist to dissect the human body. He made especially  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Student Collection
Named Person: Herophilus, of Chalcedon; Herophilus; de Chalcedoine Herophile; Hérophile, de Chalcédoine; Herophilus, of Chalcedon; Herophilus, of Chalcedon
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Heinrich Von Staden
ISBN: 0521236460 9780521236461 9780521041782 0521041783
OCLC Number: 15629175
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xliii, 666 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; Note on text, arrangement and translation; List of abbreviations; Sigla, editions; 1. Introduction; Part I. Herophilus: 2. Life; 3. Writings; 4. The parts of the art of medicine; 5. Theory of method and cause; 6. Anatomy; 7. Physiology and pathology; 8. Regimen and therapeutics; 9. Hippocratic exegesis; Varia; Part II. The Herophileans: 10. Herophilus and the herophileans; 11. Andreas; 12. Callianax; 13. Callimachus; 14. Bacchius; 15. Zeno; 16. Demetrius of Apamea; 17. Hegetor; 18. Mantias; 19. Dioscurides phacas; 20. Chrysermus; 21. Zeuxis (philalethes?); 22. Alexander Philalethes; 23. Apollonius Mys; 24. Heraclides of Erythrae; 25. Aristoxenus; 26. Cydias; 27. Gaius; 28. Demosthenes Philalethes; Appendix; Addenda; Bibliography; Index locorom; Index of Greek words; General index.
Responsibility: Heinrich von Staden.
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