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b. ca. AD 320 in Pergamum;

d. ca. AD 390/400;

Greek physician and author of medical treatises.


The œuvre consists of excerpts and epitomes of works by Galen and other physicians.


Individual works have occasionally been issued in the original Greek since 1543. The first complete Greek edition was published between 1851 and 1876.


Some Late Antique Latin translations are extant. Oribasius’ wo…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Oribasius”, 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 18 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0155>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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