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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Hippocratic Writings

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The Corpus: The Hippocratic...

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On Airs, Waters and Places

3.38 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2004 — 18 editions
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Hippocrates 1: Ancient Medi...

3.90 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 1923 — 5 editions
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Aforizmalar

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The Law/Oath of Hippocrates...

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Works of Hippocrates

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3.91 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1952 — 4 editions
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Hippocratic Oath

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Hippocrates 2: Prognostic (...

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Hippocrates | Galen (Great ...

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