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Greek collection of ancient and Early Byzantine texts on horse medicine.


A collection of Greek texts on horse medicine was compiled during the Byzantine period. It included Greek translations of the Latin works by Pelagonius and Vegetius. Other important authors whose works are also incorporated include: Apsyrtus [2], Hierocles [6] (whose text improves on the language of Apsyrtus’ work), Eumelus, Anatoli…

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Fischer, Klaus-Dietrich, “Hippiatrica”, 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 19 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0107>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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