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Pharmacology
(4,223 words)

I. Europe (CT)

[German version]

A. Early Middle Ages (CT)

The practice of post-Classical curative art is characterised by six tendencies that complement or follow upon one another:

1. The fundamental texts survived in their original Greek version at least until the 5th-6th cent. (Dioscurides). Some were presumably translated into Latin during the same period at Rome or Ravenna (Hippocrates, Peri diaites, Oribasius, Synopsis and Euporista) or else in North Africa (Di…

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Touwaide, Alain (Madrid), “Pharmacology”, 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 15 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e15201620>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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