Hippocrates





Hippocrates

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Hippocrates of Cos or Hippokrates of Kos (ca. 460 BC – ca. 370 BC) was an ancient Greek physician of the Age of Pericles, and was considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine. He is referred to as the "father of medicine" in recognition of his lasting contributions to the field as the founder of the Hippocratic School of medicine. This intellectual school revolutionized medicine in ancient Greece, establishing it as a discipline distinct from other fields that it had traditionally been associated with (notably theurgy and philosophy), thus making medicine a profession.

However, the achievements of the writers of the Corpus, the practitioners of Hippocratic medicine, and the actions of Hippocrates himself are ofte
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Average rating: 3.54 · 245 ratings · 23 reviews · 78 distinct works · Similar authors
Hippocratic Writings
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 117 ratings — published 1978 — 4 editions
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The Corpus: The Hippocratic...
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3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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On Airs, Waters and Places
3.25 of 5 stars 3.25 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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The Law/Oath of Hippocrates...
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2009
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Sur Le Rire Et La Folie
4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1991 — 2 editions
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Aforismi e giuramento
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3.09 of 5 stars 3.09 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 300 — 8 editions
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Hippocrates 3: On Wounds in...
4.6 of 5 stars 4.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1928
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The Book of Prognostics
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3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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Works of Hippocrates
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1952 — 4 editions
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Hippocrates 4: Nature of Man
4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1931
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“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”
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“There are in fact two things, science and opinion; the former begets knowledge, the latter ignorance.”
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“Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity. ”
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