Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Caelius Aurelianus
(476 words)

early 5th cent. AD (?);

Roman physician from Sicca Veneria in Numidia (North Africa); translator of Soranus.

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Caelius Aurelianus translated into Latin works by Soranus of Ephesus (1st/2nd cent. AD), which he also edited in the process. The books on acute and chronic diseases, lost in the Greek original, contain detailed descriptions of symptoms and treatments. Their extensive doxographical notes…

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Fischer, Klaus-Dietrich, “Caelius Aurelianus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 20 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0052>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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