active around the middle of the 4th cent. AD;
his epithet seems to indicate that he hailed from Salonae in Dalmatia; probably a Roman veterinarian.
Oldest extant work on hippiatric medicine, written in Latin. The epistolary form, and to a certain extent the content, were copied from the Greek veterinarian Apsyrtus  (2nd/3rd cent.?). In his Digesta artis mulomedicinalis, Vegetius used Pelagonius treatise as his second most important source after Mulomedicina Chironis. In Late Ant…
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“Pelagonius Saloninus”, 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.
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