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Mulomedicina Chironis
(269 words)

Anonymous collection of Latin texts on equine medicine, dating to the 4th cent. AD.

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Mulomedicina Chironis (modern title according to the alleged author in the manuscripts, Chiron Centaurus) is the most important extant ancient work on the medical treatment of horses, mules, and donkeys. The available version is compiled from Latin translations of Greek sources (some of the originals are lost), Latin treatises, and an essential component of the Digesta artis mulo…

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Fischer, Klaus-Dietrich, “Mulomedicina Chironis”, 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 16 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0148>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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