Public physician of Cos in c. 250 BC. As a resident of Cos without citizens' rights, he apprenticed with a public physician (archiatrós) in Halasarna, became his assistant and followed him to Cos when he was chosen public doctor there. There he opened his own practice but continued to treat his old patients from Halasarna, at times for nothing. The inscription documenting his career …
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