Stephanus the Philosopher and Physician: Commentary on Galen's Therapeutics to Glaucon

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BRILL, 1998 - Science - 309 pages
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This volume is an edition of the Commentary by Stephanus of Athens, the seventh-century physician and philosopher, on book One of Galen's "Therapeutics to Glaucon," It comprises introduction, Greek text with critical apparatus and index of sources, English translation, notes, bibliography, and index. As one of the few medical texts to date from this period, and one of the most detailed and complete, the commentary sheds important light on the nature and extent of medical education in the West, on the eve of the Arab conquest.

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Keith Dickson, Ph.D. (1982) in classics, State University of New York at Buffalo, is Associate Professor of Classics at Purdue University and Visiting Professor at Beijing Language and Culture University (1997-1998). He has published on archaic Greek epic and choral poetry, including "Nestor: Poetic Memory in Greek Epic" (Garland, 1995).

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