By Elizabeth M. Craik
This ebook offers a brand new variation, with translation, advent and observation, of 2 brief clinical texts, either transmitted within the "Hippocratic Corpus" yet without doubt neither via the old Hippocrates. the 2 works range significantly in nature and origins: "On Sight" (Part 1) is a sketchy surgical guide on eye afflictions, possibly originating within the African continent, and "On Anatomy" (Part 2) is an allusive account of simple human anatomy, maybe originating in north Greece. every one textual content is interpreted in its personal correct and within the wider context of Hippocratic and different scientific writing. either content material and language are heavily analysed. The conclusions reached impression on vital questions in relation to the starting place, structure and dissemination of the "Hippocratic Corpus".
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