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Hippocrates 1: Ancient Medicine (Loeb Classical Library edition #1)

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Book by Hippocrates. Includes:
- On Ancient Medicine or Tradition in Medicine
- Epidemics I and III
- On Airs, Waters, and Places
- The Hippocratic Oath
- On Aliment or Nutriment
- Precepts
Hardcover, 432 pages
Published January 1st 1923 by Loeb Classical Library
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Nick Wallace
Apr 07, 2009 rated it liked it
Very interesting to view the development of medicine in ancient times. That said, it's slow going and filled with ideas that can make you beat yourself about the head, though that can hardly be blamed on the author.
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Worthwhile reading; recommended!
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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 ...more