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

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Oribasius
(285 words)

b. ca. AD 320 in Pergamum;

d. ca. AD 390/400;

Greek physician and author of medical treatises.

Works

The œuvre consists of excerpts and epitomes of works by Galen and other physicians.

Editions

Individual works have occasionally been issued in the original Greek since 1543. The first complete Greek edition was published between 1851 and 1876.

Translations

Some Late Antique Latin translations are extant. Oribasius’ wo…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Oribasius”, 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_0155>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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