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Hippocrates

Author: HippocratesW H S JonesE T WithingtonWesley D SmithPaul PotterAll authors
Publisher: London : Heinemann ; New York : Putnam, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1923-1931. 1988-
Series: Loeb classical library, 147-150.; Loeb classical library, 472-473.; Loeb classical library, 482.; Loeb classical library, 509.; Loeb classical library, 520.; Loeb classical library, 538.
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Hippocrates, said to have been born in Cos in or before 460 BCE, learned medicine and philosophy; travelled widely as a medical doctor and teacher; was consulted by King Perdiccas of Macedon and Artaxerxes of Persia; and died perhaps at Larissa. Apparently he rejected superstition in favour of inductive reasoning and the study of real medicine as subject to natural laws, in general and in individual people as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations into English
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hippocrates.
Hippocrates.
London : Heinemann ; New York : Putnam, 1923-<1995>
(OCoLC)551522006
Online version:
Hippocrates.
Hippocrates.
London : Heinemann ; New York : Putnam, 1923-<1995>
(OCoLC)607684057
Named Person: Hippocrates; Hippocrates.; Hippocrates.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hippocrates; W H S Jones; E T Withington; Wesley D Smith; Paul Potter; Heraclitus, of Ephesus.
ISBN: 9780674991620 0674991621 9780674991644 0674991648 9780674991651 0674991656 9780674991668 0674991664 9780674995208 0674995201 9780434994724 0434994723 9780674995222 0674995228 9780434994731 0434994731 9780674995260 0674995260 9780674995314 0674995317 9780674996403 0674996402 9780674996830 0674996836 9780674996571 0674996577 0434991473 9780434991471
OCLC Number: 3791267
Language Note: Texts in Greek with English translations on facing pages; introductions in English.
Notes: "On the universe [by] Heracleitus, with an English translation by W.H.S. Jones.": v. 4, p. [449]-509.
Vol. 3 translated by E.T. Withington.
Vols.5-10 published by Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., and William Heinemann, London.
Vols. 5-6, 8-11 with an English translation by Paul Potter.
Vols. 5-6, 8-10 have imprint: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press ; London : W. Heinemann; v. 7, 11 have imprint: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press.
Vols. 6 & 8-11 include index.
Vol. 7 edited and translated by Wesley D. Smith.
Vol. 7 includes map.
Vol. 10 includes glossary.
Series numbering appears in v. 2 (148), v. 4 (150), v. 5 (472), v. 6 (473), v. 7 (477), v. 8 (482), v. 9 (509), v.10 (520), and v.11 (538).
Credits: Editors vary: v. 3 translated by E.T. Withington; v. 5-6 translated by Paul Potter; v. 7 edited and translated by Wesley D. Smith; v. 5-6, 8-11 edited and translated by Paul Potter.
Description: volumes : illustrations, facsimile ; 17 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Airs, waters, places ; Epidemics 1 and 3 ; The Oath ; Precepts ; Nutriment --
v. 2. Prognostic ; Regimen in acute diseases ; The sacred disease ; The art ; Breaths ; Law ; Decorum ; Physican (chapter 1) ; Dentition --
v. 3. On wounds in the head ; In the surgery ; On fractures ; On joints ; Mochlicon --
v. 4. Nature of man ; Regimen 1-3 ; Dreams. On the universe / Heracleitus ; with an English translation by W.H.S. Jones --
v. 5. Affections ; Diseases 1-3 --
v. 6. Diseases 3 ; Internal affections ; Regimen in acute diseases --
v. 7. Epidemics 2 and 4-7 --
v. 8. Places in man ; Glands ; Fleshes ; Prorrhetic 1-2 ; Physician ; Use of liquids ; Ulcers ; Haemorrhoids and fistulas --
v. 9. Coan prenotions ; Anatomical and minor clinical writings --
v. 10. Generation ; Nature of the child ; Diseases 4 ; Nature of women ; Barrenness --
v. 11. Diseases of women I ; Diseases of women II.
Series Title: Loeb classical library, 147-150.; Loeb classical library, 472-473.; Loeb classical library, 482.; Loeb classical library, 509.; Loeb classical library, 520.; Loeb classical library, 538.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: with an English translation by W.H.S. Jones.

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This volume, the tenth of Hippocrates' invaluable texts on the practice of medicine in antiquity, provides essential information about human reproduction and reproductive disorders and expounds a  Read more...

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