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Hippocrates in a world of pagans and Christians

Author: Owsei Temkin
Publisher: Baltimore ; London : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [2nd ed.]View all editions and formats

In compromise, the Church accepted Hippocratic medicine with the proviso that the Christian physician shun all pagan or heretical interpretations of naturalism-he must not, for example, believenature  Read more...


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Named Person: Hippocrate
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Owsei Temkin
ISBN: 0801840902 9780801840906 0801851297 9780801851292
OCLC Number: 489956518
Description: XIV-315 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Owsei Temkin.


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The fascinating story of how Hippocrates and the Oath (which is unlikely to have been written by the great Coan doctor himself) became Christianized is the theme of this wise and humane book... Read more...

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