Hippocrates
(2,170 words)

b. ca. 460 BC in Cos;

d. ca. 370 BC;

roughly 130 writings are preserved under his name; approximately half of these were compiled in Ptolemaic Alexandria in the so-called Corpus Hippocraticum (CH); the rest are forgeries from a later period. With only a …

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Ihm, Sibylle, “Hippocrates”, 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 16 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0108>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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