Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Caelius Aurelianus
(476 words)

early 5th cent. AD (?);

Roman physician from Sicca Veneria in Numidia (North Africa); translator of Soranus.

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Caelius Aurelianus translated into Latin works by Soranus of Ephesus (1st/2nd cent. AD), which he also edited in the process. The books on acute and chronic diseases, lost in the Greek original, contain detailed descriptions of symptoms and treatments. Their extensive doxographical notes…

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Fischer, Klaus-Dietrich, “Caelius Aurelianus”, 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 21 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0052>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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