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I. Greek

(Μαρκελλῖνος; Markellînos).

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[I 1] Greek author of a treatise on pulses, 2nd cent. AD?, [1]

Greek author of a treatise on pulses. His reference to followers of Archigenes suggests the late 1st or 2nd cent. AD as the earliest date of its composition. A more precise dating would be possible if he were the author of a recipe quoted by Galen (De compositione medicamentorum secundum locos 7,5 = 13,90 K.) from Andromachus [5] the Younger, but the identification is uncertain. M.'s stylized preface refers to…

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Nutton, Vivian (London), Damschen, Gregor (Halle/Saale), Baumbach, Manuel (Zürich), Wermelinger, Otto (Fribourg), Bleckmann, Bruno (Strasbourg), Franke, Thomas (Bochum), Groß-Albenhausen, Kirsten (Frankfurt/Main), Leppin, Hartmut (Hannover) and Eigler, Ulrich (Zürich), “Marcellinus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 27 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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