Originally published as: Radicke, Jan. “Isomachus:
On the School of Hippocrates (1058)."
Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued Part IV. Biography and Antiquarian Literature. IV A Biography. Fascicle 7. Imperial and Undated Authors. Section Editor: G. Schepens. Editor in Chief: G. Schepens. Brill, 1999. Introduction/ Biographical Essay Ischomachus of Bithynia can be roughly dated to the period of the 1st cent. b.c.–1st cent. a.d. 1 His work suggests that he was a physician. A firm
terminus ante quem is provided by Erotianus, the Neronian physician, who quotes him twice (F 3 and 4). A
terminus post quem may be obtained from F 2. He wrote several books
On the School of Hippocrates, which obviously included a biography of its founder and which were used by Soranus (1062). The two references in Erotianus may well go back to them2. However, it is possible that I. also wrote a dictionary, although Erotianus does not …