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

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Hippocrates
(2,170 words)

b. ca. 460 BC in Cos;

d. ca. 370 BC;

roughly 130 writings are preserved under his name; approximately half of these were compiled in Ptolemaic Alexandria in the so-called Corpus Hippocraticum (CH); the rest are forgeries from a later period. With only a …

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Ihm, Sibylle, “Hippocrates”, 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 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0108>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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