Alexander of Tralleis
(871 words)

middle of the 6th cent. AD;

Greek medical writer.


A comprehensive encyclopaedia on general medicine as well as individual medical treatises.


The most important Greek textual witness is Parisinus gr. suppl. 1297, which only survives…

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Zipser, Barbara, “Alexander of Tralleis”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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